Noël Coward Questions and Answers

Noël Coward

Noel Coward’s comic poem “Epitaph for an Aging Actress” has the following rhyme scheme, in which each letter stands for a different rhyme and in which slash marks indicate breaks between stanzas:...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2011, 9:41 am (UTC)

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Noël Coward

Like much of his other writing, Noel Coward’s “Epitaph for an Elderly Actress” is a witty, comic work. Its effectiveness depends, however, less on its plain “meaning” than on the techniques Coward...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2011, 2:35 am (UTC)

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Noël Coward

Patterns of rhyme, patterns of meter, and forms of speech contribute significantly to Noël Coward’s comic poem “Epitaph for an Elderly Actress.” All three elements contribute immediately to the...

Latest answer posted January 8, 2012, 1:01 pm (UTC)

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