catalexis

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Related to catalexes: end stop, Acatalexis
  • noun

Words related to catalexis

the absence of a syllable in the last foot of a line or verse

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But with the adversarial Yet of the fourth line, the poem is suddenly invaded by catalexes and harsh mappings which work together to create a voice riddled with uncertainty and unease.