phoneticism


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phoneticism

(fəˈnɛtɪsɪzəm)
n
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) a phonetic scheme of writing
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a form of spelling in which the spoken sound accords with a written symbol
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) a way of working out the phonemes in a particular language due to phonetic resemblances
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While it is the case that the interest in sound in the work of both Yeats and Lorca may be seen as part and parcel of the signifier-sensitive ethos of early twentieth-century art, it is intriguing to speculate as to why this particular type of phoneticism should have attracted both poets.