polyphonic prose


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polyphonic prose

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a rhythmically free prose employing poetic devices, such as assonance and alliteration

pol′yphon′ic prose′


n.
prose containing many poetic devices, esp. rhythm not strictly metered.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.polyphonic prose - a rhythmical prose employing the poetic devices of alliteration and assonance
prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
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Her poems were meant to be read aloud, especially those in what she called polyphonic prose.
Her lasting contribution to modern poetry will probably be the combination of her use of polyphonic prose and her spare images.