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Threnody

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Subject

 
Description: 

A threnody is a poem or song of lamentation for the dead.

 
Notes: 

Dorothy Parker’s poem “Threnody” is a beautiful example.

 
Examples: 

 
See Also:  

Elegy, Epicedium, Lament, Lamentation, Monody, Obsequy

 
Status: 

Complete

 

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