'tis an anapaest
of AEschylus which expresses grief perfectly."
Of the Choric part the Parode is the first undivided utterance of the Chorus: the Stasimon is a Choric ode without anapaests
or trochaic tetrameters: the Commos is a joint lamentation of Chorus and actors.
(30) Mansfield's rhythmic shifts, a mixture of trochees, iambs, and anapaest
, convey the uncertainty of early love.
In the first of the two lines, an initial anapaest
is followed by a spondee and two iambs.
= ibyc.; 4 = 1: the choriamb is a very frequent outcome of anaclasis in the first metron of hemiambic Anacreontea, while the anapaest
in the beginning of the second iambic metron (line 3 = 7) is a quite possible replacement in iambic verses, although not very common).
It suggests that the line is far more irregular than it actually is, marking three different kinds of rhythmical parallelism (anapaest
, monosyllable, lamb); it also exaggerates the rhythmical effect of the juxtaposed stresses and grants the monosyllabic foot ("train") too much weight.
the Chorus leader in fast recitative, not followed by chanted anapaests
De este modo, el colofon de esta primera parte lo constituyen las secciones tituladas "Metre", "Iambics, trochaics and anapaests
" y "Lyrics".
Focusing here on choral song, classicists, philologists, and other scholars discuss such topics as Alcman's first Partheneion and the song the Sirens sang, the parrhesia of young female choruses in ancient Greece, a second look at the poetics of re-enactment in Ode 13 of Bacchylides, Pindar and the Aeginetan patrai, and choral self-awareness in the introductory anapaests
of Aeschylus; Supplices.
(4) In classical Greek and Latin, dactyls, anapaests
, iambs and so on were patterns of long and short syllables.
The metre moves in rapid anapaests
through the detail of the horses' manes to the 'jolt' of electricity.
There are four stress-peaks to a line separated by an irregular mixture of iambics and anapaests
. The stress dynamic pushes the narrative forward, together with the short sequences of lines in each stanza that end in unstressed syllables and are resolved with a line which ends in a syllable that ticks upward into a stress.