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Synonyms for unrhymed

not having rhyme

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6) Francis William Newman, The Iliad of Homer Faithfully Translated into Unrhymed English Metre (London: Walton and Maberly, 1856), pp.
Much like the alternating themes of antipathy and adjustment, Clive Watkins's extensive range of style vacillates between rhymed verse and unrhymed prose.
Composed of two unrhymed couplets per page, it begins
In many ways, political theorists in America have already been working for quite some time on manifold Whitmanesque themes, and it may be time to draw explicit attention to that unrhymed legacy" (4).
In Richard Wright and Haiku, Yoshinobu Hakutani considers Wright the poet and his late devotion to the spare, unrhymed verse that dwells on human beings' relationship to the natural world rather than on their relationships with one another, a strong departure from the intense and often conflicted relationships that had dominated his fiction.
Thus, Ash's blank verse or unrhymed iambic pentameter brings to mind the poetry of Robert Browning, Lord Alfred Tennyson or Algernon Charles Swinburne.
Reflections on the spiritual and musical dimensions of quilt blocks create a patchwork of experiences and circumstances of African American slaves in unrhymed verse.
Lowell's six poems--all unrhymed sonnets except for the free translation of Hugo--portray Napoleon's character, invasion and retreat from Russia, preparation for and defeat at Waterloo, and the courageous character of his favorite marshal, a postwar casualty.
For Onegin I think of Shakespeare's blank verse as somewhat instructive--he of course uses a generally unrhymed iambic pentameter with an occasional rhyming couplet at moments of tension or of charged emotional or psychological significance (or simply of wit).
we do not smuggle into our definition the kind of surreptitious iambics, sloppy unrhymed sonnets or other half-measures that sometimes pose as free.
I sense his shadow at work--in the almost unconscious decision to choose those unrhymed, couplet stanzas he used in Jerusalem Sonnets--in what became The Late Great Blackball Bridge Sonnets of 2002.
Has anyone else noticed that the soliloquy concludes with an unrhymed sonnet?
Very well then I contradict myself,/ (I am large, I contain multitudes)"and the difficulty of singing Whitman's free verse, unrhymed and rhythmically unpredictable, should be clear as well.
In the seminar students are asked to list words associated with a difficult or challenging situation they encountered while on placement and then write a poem using just three unrhymed lines to express themselves.
Unabashedly, I want to redeem that term from hack reviewers of popular media and apply it to something real: Thorpe Moeckel's Venison, a long poem, written in 721 unrhymed but deeply rhythmic couplets, about one man's experience gutting his game--cleaning a deer--to "descend", as the penultimate stanza of the poem says, "further into the orbit of being fed" (66).