antistrophe


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

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In his Greek adaptation, Hopkins creates a second speaker in the song and divides the lyric between the strophe sung by Chorus-leader A and the antistrophe sung by Chorus-leader B.
"What are Strophe and Antistrophe in Literature?" Classroom.Synonym.com.
Steady responsa: The song is divided into a strophe and antistrophe, each sung by a half-choir.
(1) Appearing in many folk songs and ballads, they also often occur simply by themselves, as a separate song, usually with an antistrophe: (2)
For the strophe the chorus moved to their right, in the antistrophe to their left, maintaining in both the same rhythm and dance-movements.
If so, this "memory of signs" which makes the act of construction possible is perhaps nothing less than that "musicality" of which I spoke earlier, an inner music of echo and silence, of "strophe and antistrophe," as Mallarme finds it in Swinburne's Erechtheus.
Is it a coincidence that one of the most noteworthy aspects of Schiller's poem is the inclusion of a four-line antistrophe, specifically labeled "chorus," following each eight-line strophe?
This is an original draft of the antistrophe (lines 437-462 of Act III) from the drama's autograph, replaced within a later edition and placed in an album later stored in the Branicki Library in Sucha.
Dans l'ode grecque antique, poeme fait pour etre chante ou accompagne musicalement, l'epode est ce troisieme mouvement qui suit la strophe et l' antistrophe, qui leur repond en les rappelant et depassant tout a la fois.
antistrophe (the second stanza) of the third choral ode in Oidipous
(133) While Chalker suggests that in "the perpetual cycle and recurring balance Thomson found reflected the ideal unity which sustained the universe" (130), I propose that it is more likely that Thomson was utilizing the conventions of the ode with its dialectical and antithetical structure of strophe, antistrophe and epode.
McDonald studies Marlowe's echo effect, produced by various types of reiteration--repetition of proper nouns and multi-syllabic words and the use of the trope antistrophe. Of course, McDonald pays obligatory homage to Marlowe's adaptation of blank verse, but only after tracing the poetic style's English history as a means of translating the classics (Virgil) into the English vernacular.
"Figuring Rhetoric: From Antistrophe to Apostrophe through Catastrophe." Rhetoric Society Quarterly 32 (2002): 29-49.
At times, the members speak and move in unison; at others, an individual emerges to sing a strophe or antistrophe. (The beautiful-voiced Regina Marie Williams has a particularly memorable gospel-flavored solo).