How can I create my own version of "The Wife's Lament?" It can be on anything. Must be 15 lines.
"The Wife's Lament" is an elegiac and lyrical poem typically found in the Anglo-Saxon period (although it was created in Greece). Poetry from this period contained many specific literary devices and characteristics from the period.
An elegiac poem is constructed in three parts. The first part of the elegiac poem presents the speaker's lament (grief over the loos of a loved one). Next, the speaker praises the life of the deceased. Finally, the speaker finds consolation (many times in...
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