Monday, 27 April 2020

English Verse, Lesson 10: The Donkey

This is a very long, slow lesson that's just meant to clear up any lingering confusions.


Wednesday, 22 April 2020

English Verse, Lesson 9: Limericks


There was a slight delay on this one. Unfortunately God noticed that the only pleasant thing about lockdown was peace and quiet, and so He organised roadworks right outside my window.


Saturday, 18 April 2020

English Verse, Lesson 8: Trochaic Substitution




As a bonus point, which I forgot to mention, the speech from Richard II uses both depos├ęd and deposed.

Friday, 10 April 2020

English Verse, Lesson 5: Dactyls

Here's lesson number five. I completely fluffed the lines from Charge of the Light Brigade - it's "do and die" - but I couldn't be bothered to re-record the whole thing. I am terribly lazy.



Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Thursday, 2 April 2020

English Verse, Lesson 1: Iambic Pentameters


Having nothing to do, I've done a video tutorial on how to write iambic pentameters.



Incidentally, I know my delivery is terrible. There's a reason I'm a writer and not a TV presenter.