Definition of Poetic rhythm

1. Noun. (prosody) a system of versification.

Exact synonyms: Prosody, Rhythmic Pattern
Category relationships: Metrics, Prosody
Group relationships: Poem, Verse Form
Generic synonyms: Versification
Specialized synonyms: Beat, Cadence, Measure, Meter, Metre, Sprung Rhythm



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poetic Rhythm

poesy
poesying
poet
poet's daffodil
poet-singer
poet laureate
poetaster
poetasters
poetastry
poetess
poetesses
poetic
poetic justice
poetic licence
poetic license
poetic rhythm (current term)
poetical
poetically
poeticalness
poeticalnesses
poeticals
poeticise
poeticised
poeticises
poeticising
poeticism
poeticisms
poeticize
poeticized
poeticizes

Literary usage of Poetic rhythm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The metrical feet which constitute the details of poetic rhythm are musically very minute; and the exaggerated forms in which music represents them are many ..."

2. The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and by John Franklin Genung (1900)
"I. ELEMENTS OF poetic rhythm. In its progressive organization of articulate sounds metre observes according to its own system the grammatical analogy of the ..."

3. The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and by John Franklin Genung (1900)
"... these two kinds of rhythm, as they appear by themselves, and as they work together. I. ELEMENTS OF poetic rhythm. In its progressive organization of ..."

4. Helps to the Reading of Classical Latin Poetry by Leon Josiah Richardson (1907)
"THE INTERLACING SERIES IN A poetic rhythm When a poem is read or sung we come under the sway of rhythm that results not from a single series of time ..."

5. Written and Spoken English: A Course in Composition and Rhetoric by Erle Elsworth Clippinger (1918)
"poetic rhythm. poetic rhythm is the regular recurrence of stressed syllables. The regularly recurring stress, like the heavy beat of a drum in music, ..."

6. Practical Elements of Elocution by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood, James Whitford Bashford (1903)
"poetic rhythm. poetic rhythm is the most distinct form of measured utterance. ... In order that the student may best understand poetic Rhythm, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The metrical feet which constitute the details of poetic rhythm are musically very minute; and the exaggerated forms in which music represents them are many ..."

8. The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and by John Franklin Genung (1900)
"I. ELEMENTS OF poetic rhythm. In its progressive organization of articulate sounds metre observes according to its own system the grammatical analogy of the ..."

9. The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and by John Franklin Genung (1900)
"... these two kinds of rhythm, as they appear by themselves, and as they work together. I. ELEMENTS OF poetic rhythm. In its progressive organization of ..."

10. Helps to the Reading of Classical Latin Poetry by Leon Josiah Richardson (1907)
"THE INTERLACING SERIES IN A poetic rhythm When a poem is read or sung we come under the sway of rhythm that results not from a single series of time ..."

11. Written and Spoken English: A Course in Composition and Rhetoric by Erle Elsworth Clippinger (1918)
"poetic rhythm. poetic rhythm is the regular recurrence of stressed syllables. The regularly recurring stress, like the heavy beat of a drum in music, ..."

12. Practical Elements of Elocution by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood, James Whitford Bashford (1903)
"poetic rhythm. poetic rhythm is the most distinct form of measured utterance. ... In order that the student may best understand poetic Rhythm, ..."

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