enjambement


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en·jamb·ment

or en·jambe·ment  (ĕn-jăm′mənt, -jămb′)
n.
The continuation of a syntactic unit from one line or couplet of a poem to the next with no pause.

[French enjambement, from Old French enjamber, to straddle : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + jambe, leg; see jamb.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enjambement - the continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause
prosody, inflection - the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
Translations

enjambement

[ɪnˈdʒæmmənt] Nencabalgamiento m

enjambement

n (Poet) → Enjambement nt
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3) producono un effetto manieristico, evidentissimo nel finale leggermente enfatico anche in virtu degli enjambement.
A unica excecao se encontra no centro exato do poema, quando, completando o enjambement de 'ya que el dolor jamas perdona', temos 'ni un paso de nuestro destino'.
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.
Further down, in line d, kagoman (OJED 513: 'taken by sudden fright or astonishment ("to fall in the grip of")') is left untranslated, apparently because the translators see an (to my mind, unwarranted) enjambement between lines c and d, and connect the final clause to mogawedi wekasan ('in the end suddenly he became afraid') in line c.
La mujer en cuestion en el poema, que un enjambement bien aprovechado entrega en los brazos de un "negro que la azota" en lugar de los de un decente pololo, se llama Barbara, nombre hablante (10) en tanto connota la actitud etnografica del proyecto poetico en busca de un "otro" interno a la linea de la comunidad nacional, pero igual y necesariamente irreductible, lo que lo vuelve investigable.
Her suggestive readings of various sonnets consider Shakespearean affinities such as monosyllables "that house dramatic recognitions" and EBB's similar use of enjambement to convey '"swelling feeling,'" as Helen Vendler puts it in Shakespeare's case (p.
As a result, the narrative of the Decameron undergoes a constant enjambement, which propels the diegetic flow and links together the ten days of narration (plus the four interposed days of reprieve) throughout until the end of the book.
Acrescente-se a isso, para intensificar essa plurissignificacao, os atributos a ela dirigidos (grande, intensa, bela), modificados pelo adverbio "tao", em repeticao ternaria, nunca igual a si mesmo, marcando o ritmo de uma sinuosidade sugestiva, cambaleante, que torna "Venus" ainda mais enigmatica, precipitando a forca emocional, no enjambement do segundo verso.
En un ensayo sobre la poesia del manana, publicado en la Revista da Academia Brasileira de Letras, en 1910, Medeiros define la poesia moderna como una expansion del enjambement, algo que, tras Valery y Jakobson, releeriamos contemporaneamente en Agamben.
The effects of pause, rupture, and emphasis, created by syntactic breaks, and most particularly by enjambement between verses 10-11 ("Et, pareille a la chair de la femme, la rose / Cruelle, Herodiade en fleur du jardin clair, / Celle qu'un sang farouche et radieux arrose
Daarteenoor is Hugo se One picture; us (Figuur 16) in vele opsigte 'n gedig wat van die konvensies van die poesie wegbreek: Hugo gebruik 'n kleurfoto as agtergrond (16)--'n wegdoen met die konvensionele tipografiese wit; die gedig word regs haaks geplaas, eerder as konvensioneel links--en die enjambement versteur die vloei van die gedig eerder as om dit te bevorder.
From the poet's point of view, lines 3-4 simply employ an enjambement as a way of extending the space for a sentence, whereas, from Madonna's perspective, she has walked to the physical limit of her room and needs to turn back and retrace her steps.