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stanza

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n. an inning in baseball or some other division of a ball game. He’s doing better than he was in the last stanza.
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For this newly condensed prosody, Browning emerges again as influential, by way of the wavering iambic-anapestic colloquy of signature stanzaic monologues from "Two in the Campagna" (1855) to "James Lee's Wife" (1864).
Stevenson analyzes the stanzaic syntax in the Syriac madrase--metrical poetry divided into stanzas--by Ephrem of Nisibis (ca.
There is one rhetorical aspect of the poetry and music that I have not mentioned: the music's responsiveness to breaks in larger stanzaic units.
12 Most notably, Lamartine composes the varying syllabic patterns of "Le Golfe" into the fixed stanzaic rhythm of three alexandrines followed by one hexameter.
Yet upon its republication in Collected Works, the 2002 edition of Niedecker's oeuvre edited by Jenny Penberthy, this utterance is joined to the previous stanza as a tercet, leaving only three stanzas which unfold in a stanzaic progression of monostich, tercet, and couplet.
Although the work runs to a mere 336 lines of verse, it contains more than thirty distinct stanzaic forms, only a scant handful of which repeat elsewhere in the text.
Like the space-time continuum, Pringle's spatial dimensions in stanzaic arrangement mirror the examination of time and memory.
Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend, the popular and influential thirteenth-century compendium, was supplemented by English works as diverse as Osbern Bokenhan's Legend of Holy Women, the Middle English Stanzaic Version of Saint Anne, mystery 8 in the N-Towne Cycle, countless poems, hymns, and offices.
However, in manuscripts containing a stanzaic text, paraphs were usually limited to indicating the first line of each stanza.
Meter and rhythm, rhyme structure and sound values, verse structure and stanzaic organization," must be considered as well, writes Thym.
Next, Putter approaches the stanzaic arrangement in Sir Tristrem, composed by an octave in alternating rhyme followed by a bob and wheel, the latter familiar for its use in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
The attitude must find its means (image, meter, stanzaic <construction> structure, etc.
For instance, the first monoptic shot--ten static seconds of a field of overgrown weeds before a bramble of brush--sustains the poetic charge of the previous three-minutelong polyopsis in the manner of Dorsky's stanzaic "open form.
After 18 pages of poetry structured somewhat traditionally, he breaks from the stanzaic form to interject paragraphs right as The Present Work is finally reaching a comfortable coherence.
The musicologist Alfred Einstein describes its essence as follows: "it [the moresca] never has stanzaic form, but is rather a show piece for the entertainment of Neapolitan society and Venetian patricians.