caesura


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a pause or interruption (as in a conversation)

a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line

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Caesura, situated directly across from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, is named for a pause in the middle of a line of music or poetry.
I would not waste my time with more publishable translations of works by Wislawa Szymborska or Zbigniew Herbert or Stanislaw Baranczak; no, I would go for a work that not only was not contemporary or free verse but about 10,000 rhymed couplets written in Polish alexandrines (thirteen-syllable lines with a caesura between syllables seven and eight), a poetic diction closer to Byron or Wordsworth than Phil Levine or Louise Gluck.
But dying is just an interregnum, a caesura (a break in the flow of sound in a verse) in the long, long poem that we are.
Even when I was a boy at school a lot of time was spent studying dactyls, spondees iambs, meter, scansion, caesura and enjambement in more language than English.
In taking up Pugliese's intervention, the contributors demonstrate how 'state violence is virulently animated by the logic of biopolitical caesura and its 'anthropological machine" (2013, p.
And then there are the less obvious contributions such as fascinating spoken-word poetry from CAESURA or outdoor physical theatre from Oceansallover.
Her clever uses of caesura, internal rhyme, refrain, and binary structure (Jamal and falal, kasr and jabr, and title-echoing shaml and jam') "make a poem memorable and turn it into a true message.
Topics include preliminary communications on observations on countertransference as a technical instrument, a testimony on transference-countertransference, the countertransference position at the crossroads, a contemporary approach to countertransference from the River Plate region, reviewing case histories with modern ideas, misconceptions, transference on the couch, the effects of socio-political violence, child analysis, the hidden order of "human sacrifice," transference or caesura, minute-to-minute analysis, nonverbal clues, self-reflective transference, role-reversal, the "influencing machine," and transference and countertransference with some patients.
He thus perceived Roman economic institutions as prolonged until the eighth century and invoked Islam rather than Germanic peoples as the caesura between classical antiquity and the Middle Ages.
Overall, the various essays bear witness to the gradual weakening of the caesura in modern French poetry explored elsewhere by critics like Michel Murat and lean-Michel Gouvard.
Just as people are divided by their "quilted skins," the fable itself is halved by chiasmus and caesura.
It was your desire for greater complexity--for an impassive painting able to accommodate and transform a philistine view--that drove you on, rather than a concern with the false figurative/abstractionist caesura.
The transcript, presented in full, makes a convincing argument, even without the benefit of Scully's melodic tenor: "And Koufax, with a new ball, takes a hitch at his belt, and walks behind the mound," intoned Scully with one out in the ninth, adding, after a caesura, "I would think that the mound at Dodgers Stadium right now is the loneliest place in the world" (100).
The idea was to stick three stressed assonant or rhyming words in a row, around a line break or caesura, and then trick the reader with a fourth that contrasted.
In Puella, Dickey disguises complete sentences mainly with the centered line, the dropped-line, and the long space which functions as a strong caesura.