I am a big Stephen Fry fan and have immense respect for his intellect, expansive knowledge and talent. If you watch QI 9. In this book Fry outlines the major metrical forms and poetic structures, in his witty and engaging style with many a hilarious footnote and aside, and the occasional obscenity. Objectively, he did receive rave reviews when it was released in Fry believes that with any hobby, whether painting, ballet or fly fishing, there is a new jargon to learn, and technique, form and style to master. Poetry is no different.
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Could Stephen Fry be the Delia Smith of poetry? How good these poems are likely to be is open to debate. But how many of Delia's viewers will come up with a Gordon Ramsay-standard omelette or boeuf b? What she does, famously, is teach people how to boil an egg. And if the poet that, says Mr Fry, lurks in all of us is to be unlocked, the best way to do it is surely the one he's chosen - by introducing his readers to the ins and outs of prosody; of, to use the key word, form.
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Stephen John Fry born 24 August is an English actor, broadcaster, comedian, director, and writer. Since , he has served as President of the mental health charity Mind. His television roles include Lord Melchett in the BBC television comedy series Blackadder and the title character in the television series Kingdom and Absolute Power , as well as a recurring guest role as Dr.
JKR did not invent the Order of the Phoenix. It truly exists. Concluding the video, the British comedian repeated his call for Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles. That would be a great and classy act on the part of my nation that I am urging them to do.