sprung rhythm

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a poetic rhythm that imitates the rhythm of speech

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Hopkins's sprung rhythm was influenced by the nursery rhymes he had heard as a child; the lines are marked by stresses instead of syllables.
She is, alas, mistaken in presenting sprung rhythm as "ruthless metrical self-mastery" and "severe discipline" (14, 15).
Coral betting: 10-1 Unsinkable Boxer, 14-1 Blowing Wind, Moorish Sprung Rhythm Top Cees Whip Hand, 16-1 bar.
He called the energizing prosodic element of his verse sprung rhythm, in which each foot may consist of one stressed syllable and any number of unstressed syllables.
When the author tries to push her analogy further, as when she claims that the word sprung, as in sprung rhythm, "speaks to Hopkins' belief in text's spatial character" (p.
Coral bet: 10-1 Unsinkable Boxer, 14-1 Blowing Wind, Moorish, Sprung Rhythm, Top Cees, Whip Hand, 16-1 bar.
Finally, the term prosody encompasses the theories that have been developed through the ages about the value of structure: from the emphasis on decorum in the classical age, which identified certain meters as suitable only for particular subjects; to Renaissance formulations of laws restricting modern verse to classical meters; to the 18th-century insistence on the notion that the movement of sound and meter should represent the actions they carry; to Gerard Manley Hopkins' controversial theories of sprung rhythm based on the natural stress of words.
The starting point for Sobolev's analysis is the principle of counterpoint, first identified in music and then adapted by the poet to his theory and practice of sprung rhythm.
Stablemate Blowing Wind is next best at 14-1 with Coral, along with the much-publicised Top Cees, Sprung Rhythm, Moorish and Whip Hand.
Our stable runs Sprung Rhythm but he is another that is not 100 per cent so keep an eye on him at the Festival.
Hopkins's discovery of sprung rhythm was not only an explosive change in his own poetic style but may have sounded the beginnings of modernism.
Gerard Manley Hopkins, in reaction against traditional meters, coined the term sprung rhythm to apply to verse in which the line is measured by the number of speech-stressed syllables, the number of unstressed syllables being indeterminate.
In his repeated theorizations of sprung rhythm and in his recurrent insistence that his poems must be read aloud Hopkins privileges the act of performance, repeatedly claiming that, like the things of the world the proper touch or sight of which will produce a sound that tells of the divinity within them, his verse will achieve its aim only in its being performed.
Sprung Rhythm gave me a great feel and is one to follow.
The term is used of a type of verse in sprung rhythm, Gerard Manley Hopkins' method of counting only the stressed syllables of a line.