In each set of three the first stanza is called the strophe (turn), being intended, probably, for chanting as the chorus moved in one direction; the second stanza is called the antistrophe, chanted as the chorus executed a second, contrasting, movement; and the third stanza the epode
, chanted as the chorus stood still.
So far she sounds like a replica of Canidia, who in Horace's Epode
17 boasts she can tear down the moon by her spells, or raise the dead (Epode
If it had, he might not have so cavalierly dismissed the hilarious Epode
8 as "merely indecent" (p.
Let us remember, instead, that this poem is based on Horace, Epode
II or Virgil, Eclogue IV; that among the high far names are Theocritus and Hesiod: the Golden Age in another sense.
This immediate past president of CREW, serves on the board of directors of Cushman and Wakefield, CREW, The Emelin Theatre and Epode
I For the novelties of his verse I'll look for tropes and turns, and, tit for tat, reply, though he uses French, while I revert to Latin and work in that.
20) As has been amply pointed out by many commentators, Smollett makes important use of the myth of rural retirement, the beatus ille tradition rooted in Horace's second epode
, in Humphry Clinker.
In response to the appallingly challenging Epode
8, for example, there are two notes.
Sisson's witty version of Horace's Epode
II: in both cases the reader loses some excellent lines, and, more importantly, is deprived of a sense of the whole poem.
the chorus sang the strophe while dancing to the right, the antistrophe while dancing to the left, and the epode
while standing still" (8).
queens, they offered the snapping of fingers in that dangerous, final style as gestures in the Euripidean text, snapping in zig-zag patterns that replicated the strophe, antistrophe, and epode
of the original choruses' dance.
Greek odes were separated into stanzas marked as the strophe, the antistrophe, and the epode
, indicating different movements of emotions.