polyphonic prose


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polyphonic prose

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a rhythmically free prose employing poetic devices, such as assonance and alliteration

pol′yphon′ic prose′


n.
prose containing many poetic devices, esp. rhythm not strictly metered.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.polyphonic prose - a rhythmical prose employing the poetic devices of alliteration and assonance
prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
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Much of Lowell's oeuvre is not addressed here; there is nothing about her polyphonic prose, for example.
Her poems were meant to be read aloud, especially those in what she called polyphonic prose.
Associating with Pound and Amy Lowell, and greatly influenced by the Orient, he was for a while an imagist and a writer of polyphonic prose.