- This enabled him to achieve a metrical translation of sixteen plays, including all the histories, which paid sensitive respect to the nuances of form as well as to semantic meaning.
- Walsh's metrical translations mirrored the assonance of the originals.
- Among the pioneers of free verse, D. H. Lawrence stands out as one who, though gifted in metrical verse, is happier without meter.
- Textual criticism and emendation was the order of the day for scholars, with translation, prose and verse composition, and the study of metrical forms being the staple for students.
- He could compose in a metrical pattern that followed strict conventions.
- This same class was also called on to organize various forms of consensus, and especially to produce laudatory verses, metrical epitaphs, and celebrations of civic life to accompany festivals and other public events.
- The rhythmic cadence of the poetry was not the iambic pentameter or other such metrical patterns but free verse with words scattered randomly across the printed page.
- Lefevere, though, very simply overstates the case regarding the relative function and desirability of rhymed, metrical translation.
- A hymn can be defined as an original composition by an author while a metrical psalm or paraphrase is an author's arrangement of an existing biblical text.
- It was obvious to everyone except the old man that this was an entirely futile undertaking, and, when it was eventually published, the metrical translation of the Psalms received absolutely no acclaim whatever.
- Bardic verse was part of an oral tradition defined by strict metrical patterns, combining original narrative with stock formulaic phrases, elaborate similes and extended digressions.
- Both he and Frost advocated the use of natural diction, and of colloquial speech rhythms in metrical verse.
- Other phonic features are added to the basic metrical pattern of verse, with or without rhyme.
- His position at court did not require Lawes to compose for the church, and his only surviving sacred music is a set of psalm settings, using the metrical translations of George Sandys.
- What, then, was the early modern experience of metrical rhythm?
- Bogan was not only a great metrical poet but one whose employment of both free verse and vers libéré provided her with enormous artistic power; she knew when, and how, to loosen out her line.
- Like jazz, rap extravagantly syncopates a flexible rhythm against a fixed metrical beat thereby turning a traditional English folk meter into something distinctively African-American.
- In Ancient Greek poetry, poets used epithets to make names fit the metrical patterns they composed within.
- They consist of metrical, continuous verse (or at least mixed verse and prose) and divide not into chapters and sections but, naturally, into verses.
- The verse form with its metrical demands, while it aided memorization, led to greater obscurity of expression than prose composition would have entailed.