choric


Related to choric: Isochoric

cho·ric

 (kôr′ĭk, kŏr′-)
adj.
Relating to a chorus.

[Late Latin choricus, from Greek khorikos, from khoros, choral dance; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

choric

(ˈkɒrɪk)
adj
of, like, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp of singing, dancing, or the speaking of verse

cho•ric

(ˈkɔr ɪk, ˈkoʊr-)

adj.
of or for a chorus.
[1810–20; < Late Latin < Greek]
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Adj.1.choric - relating to or written for or in the style of a Greek chorus; "a choric Greek tragedy"
References in classic literature ?
We now come to the quantitative parts the separate parts into which Tragedy is divided namely, Prologue, Episode, Exode, Choric song; this last being divided into Parode and Stasimon.
The Episode is that entire part of a tragedy which is between complete choric songs.
It is the most horrible of virgin-sacrifices," said Will; and he painted to himself what were Dorothea's inward sorrows as if he had been writing a choric wail.
Considering Certeau's concern with practices in space, we can understand the choric nature of Arda's pre-creation as a kind of cosmic spatial practice: actions grounded in movement between center and margins, between disparate spaces "of the mind of Iluvatar," itineraries/tours developed or made beautiful through the sharing of power/voice.
A tremendous amount of body 'uids ended up on the factory 'oor - perhaps those men who have a great talent for choric singing about endless toil and then proceed to sit around doing nothing will nally have something to do.
Shih's choice came from the fact that the English word "ode" originates from the ancient Greek ode (song) meaning choric song usually accompanied by dance.
This Mazzini is a choric inventio: as Ortese states, his name is Gaetani only in the merely referential world.
Structurally, Ovadija uses his postdramatic mirror to frame a number of themes: a "return to pre-verbal and corporeal impulses" (207); music-like staging methods; the aural and physical values of choric performance; an emphasis on aurality; the use of the sonic-sphere as kinetic sculptural space; and intermediality.
The play's induction begins with the arrival of three choric characters by different doors: "Enter at one doore, Hystorie with Drum and Ensigne: Tragedie at another, in her one hand a whip, in the other hand a knife"; "Enter Comedie at the other end" (Q1, A2r).
In Margaret Drabble's superb new novel, a richly complex narrative voice achieves a choric magnificence hardly equalled in her earlier work.
Readers become acquainted with Ballard through a series of loosely connected, biographical sketches rendered by the choric narrators.