anaclastic

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anaclastic

(ˌænəˈklæstɪk)
adj
relating to refraction
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As the Cantigas and other measured sources show, anaclasis, especially in the earlier parts of a line, was characteristic of some styles; but particular rhythmic schemes (not merely restricted to those epitomized in the polyphonic rhythmic modes) reconciled what might otherwise have been accentual clash.
3 either the text is corrupt or prosody is faulty),(2) or to a hemiambic with anaclasis giving a trochaic second foot.
The argument is enfeebled by the failure to mention level stress (though this is patent in "Wilt thou be thus" or "than for to lie") or anaclasis ("Better a thousand" and "seeing that she").