rising rhythm


Related to rising rhythm: falling rhythm

rising rhythm

n.
A rhythmic pattern in which the stress falls on the last syllable of each foot, as in "They danced by the light of the moon" (Edward Lear). Also called ascending rhythm.

ris′ing rhythm′


n.
a prosodic pattern in which each metrical foot has one or more unaccented syllables preceding an accented syllable.
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I went of course with my prejudice, to which I also ascribe the authority of consensus, for rising rhythm.
The increase in the weight of the re-exported goods as compared to last year was estimated at 12% reflecting the rising rhythm of re-exportation activity in value and quantity alike.
Counting a monosyllabic foot here would seem to normalize the scansion in terms of a rising rhythm.