closed couplet

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a rhymed couplet that forms a complete syntactic unit

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As a poet, he took his own advice, rendering Homeric epic into closed couplets, taking up a subscription and earning enough money to be recognized as the first Englishman to make his living from writing poetry.
Hence Troy, a media age remake of Homer, is as true to our times as closed couplets to Pope's--featuring Brad Pitt, the hero of workout and martial arts and Troy itself, a stage set of pure fantasy fit for an audience unable to locate the historic city on a map.