idyll definition

  • noun:
    • a quick poem or prose piece depicting a rural or pastoral scene, typically in idealized terms.
    • A narrative poem managing an epic or intimate motif.
    • A scene or occasion of an easy and tranquil nature.
    • A carefree event or experience: a summer idyll on the shore of France.
    • an enchanting interlude.
    • Any poem or quick written piece composed within the model of Theocritus's brief pastoral poems, the Idylls.
    • An episode or variety of activities or circumstances of pastoral or outlying ease, fit for an idyll; a carefree or lighthearted knowledge.
    • A composition, usually instrumental, of a pastoral or sentimental character, e.g. Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner.
    • an episode of these pastoral or romantic appeal regarding qualify as topic of a poetic idyll
    • a musical structure that evokes rural life
    • a quick poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

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