antistrophe


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the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama

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11) Question-and-answer strophe and antistrophe in balladry is not unique to "The Lass of Roch Royal', nor is it unusual in Creek and Roman poetry: the use of strophe with a responding antistrophe appears frequently in the choruses of Greek drama, for example.
The second passage on Pherenikos occurs towards the end of the poem, in the antistrophe of the fifth triad (176-186):
The near repetition, however, also introduces a change: the word "things" distorts what would have been a perfect antistrophe or mirror image.
This collaborative project began with JaneSutton and MariLee Mifsud, "Figuring Rhetoric: From Antistrophe to Apostrophe through Catastrophe," Rhetoric Society Quarterly 32 (2002).
Perhaps with Phil Stone's aid, Faulkner's The Hamlet translates the Greek phrase into "the mystery's choral strophe and antistrophe rising vertical among the leafed altars" (900)--which comically recalls the writer's 1925 definition of Katharsis as "a loved shape purged of dross" (qtd.
They say that Theseus taught this measure in sacred songs when he discharged his vows after killing the Minotaur, imitating the confused and twisting path of the labyrinth with those boys and girls with whom he escaped, singing hymns first in one circuit, then in the opposite direction, which is to say strophe and antistrophe.
What he does with that poetic structure is to adapt its original choric divisions (strophe, antistrophe, epode) as the different voices of his text.
Tharp uses them and their sometime partners, Gil Boggs and Guillaume Graffin, as strophe and antistrophe.
I hope your honour will excuse me', he called out, 'but the lines you have quoted are not quite accurately cited; moreover, instead of being in Euripides they will be found in the second antistrophe of the Oedipus of Sophocles'.
In the antistrophe, Deneuve is a reciprocal voyeur as she looks down on that narrator and pins her continuing relevance on his presence.
With anaphora for emphasis akin to Lincoln's antistrophe for "people," Hariman avers that "prudence exists in order to direct action; prudence is capable of commanding action; prudence is validated by action"; and "the most important skill for the prudent leader is skill in deliberation, which is the communicative practice designed .
66-70), Bruhn mentions how Messiaen structures the movement like the triad of a Pindaric ode consisting of a strophe, antistrophe, and epode, but does not acknowledge what others--Harry Halbreich, Camille Crunelle Hill, and I myself--have written on the subject.
The book is divided into four sections, each featuring three essays followed by a response that serves as a sort of antistrophe.
The energy of the poem builds through its strophe and antistrophe movement between descriptions of contemporary political reality and investigations of its historical and philosophical roots.