However, this lyricism is strongly muted by the text's avoidance of chiastic structures, the first person, rhyme, logical generalization, a more syllabically
controlled meter, rise-fall intonation, exclamatives, elaborated phrases (e.
For an example of how he exercises this new-won freedom, I turn now to "Boadicea," Tennyson's syllabically
inflated name of the Icenian queen of his 1859 poem.
They have either put in an extra bear when singing unaccompanied--as the true folk-song does--to give themselves time to breathe or to emphasise a certain syllable; or have left out a beat that was not syllabically
provided for, thereby in either case altering the structure in a way that at once becomes remarkable when the song is given an accompaniment.
it is used syllabically
with the value sa4 and logographically determining the verb sanai- 'overturn'.
He represents the early Irish syllabic poetry with short-line usually syllabically
symmetrical rhymed poetry matching the stanzaic length of the Irish source and generally showing close formal-equivalence to the source poem; despite the formal constraints Carson set himself, the poetry is generally readable and pleasant.
In Isbukun Bunun, foot forms are constrained both syllabically
These, she says, must be seen as freely incorporating something like quantitative verse, especially in those syllabically
"short" lines (e.
, the words in the two texts were also very similar with the majority of the words comprised of single syllables, and multisyllabic words appearing infrequently.
at the moon or the river of blossoms.
As it is syllabically
unlicensed, it remains inaudible apart from artificial or perhaps spelling-based pronunciations.
Linear melodic pitches center on D and move frequently in paired fourths and thirds that are gauged to descend syllabically
to a central pitch.
Yet the viewpoint the narration veils--manifested in subtle clues and revealed details like physical description or character names (recall Macomber's perfect, prissy safari-wear, or the awkwardly pronounced "Francis Macomber" versus the terse, syllabically
balanced "Robert Wilson")--shows that the narrator is not equally sympathetic to all characters and that, indeed, his sympathies (and ours