enjambement


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en·jamb·ment

or en·jambe·ment  (ĕn-jăm′mənt, -jămb′)
n.
The continuation of a syntactic unit from one line or couplet of a poem to the next with no pause.

[French enjambement, from Old French enjamber, to straddle : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + jambe, leg; see jamb.]
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Noun1.enjambement - the continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause
prosody, inflection - the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
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Translations

enjambement

[ɪnˈdʒæmmənt] Nencabalgamiento m
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enjambement

n (Poet) → Enjambement nt
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References in periodicals archive ?
Si notino gli enjambement dopo "non" e "precipita" che rinforzano il movimento verso il basso, il tuffo forse?
3) producono un effetto manieristico, evidentissimo nel finale leggermente enfatico anche in virtu degli enjambement. In E fatto giorno, la soluzione--per cosi dire--prototipica, dato lo stesso tipo di situazione tematica, sara invece la seguente (Il sole viene dopo, 1950):
La posibilidad del enjambement en cuanto instancia de fractura entre un limite metrico y un limite sintactico se postula asi, desde el punto de vista formal, como "el unico criterio seguro para distinguir a la poesia de la prosa" (80).
Even when I was a boy at school a lot of time was spent studying dactyls, spondees iambs, meter, scansion, caesura and enjambement in more language than English.
Further down, in line d, kagoman (OJED 513: 'taken by sudden fright or astonishment ("to fall in the grip of")') is left untranslated, apparently because the translators see an (to my mind, unwarranted) enjambement between lines c and d, and connect the final clause to mogawedi wekasan ('in the end suddenly he became afraid') in line c.
O primeiro traco comum aos dois poemas e o formal: Drummond se vale das terzine decassilabas dantescas, bem como do uso extensivo do enjambement. O segundo traco identificavel e o espacial: tanto o eu-lirico dantesco quanto o drummondiano encontram-se nel mezzo del camin e em um cenario lugubre, uma especie de selva oscura.
Her suggestive readings of various sonnets consider Shakespearean affinities such as monosyllables "that house dramatic recognitions" and EBB's similar use of enjambement to convey '"swelling feeling,'" as Helen Vendler puts it in Shakespeare's case (p.
As a result, the narrative of the Decameron undergoes a constant enjambement, which propels the diegetic flow and links together the ten days of narration (plus the four interposed days of reprieve) throughout until the end of the book.