diaeresis


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diaeresis

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a pause in a line of verse occurring when the end of a foot coincides with the end of a word
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Dinka also uses a diaeresis with six vowels (a, e, open-e, i, o and open-o).
But the alpha iota vowel digraph is pronounced like the e in end, so a diaeresis is needed over the i.
This outsider rhetoric sounds Socratic not only in its adherence to philosophical ideals of the writing center, however; taking such an administrative stance can create a diaeresis, an oppositional binary between the institution and the center that recalls the antithesis of the Socratic method.
The eponymous character's name is taken from the Irish version of Mary (close also to Maura and Maureen), with the addition of a diaeresis.
Hank Lazer's most recent books include 3 of 10 (poetry, Chax Press, 1996), As It Is (poetry chapbook, Diaeresis, 1999), and Opposing Poetries (criticism, two volumes, Northwestern University Press, 1996).
If one assumes final catalexis, one regularly finds word division after the second metron and usually after the first as well (Raven 1962: section 84); this is called diaeresis (coincidence of word and verse-foot division) and is what we find in anapestic dimeter.
Underlying and organizing these parts is the central thesis that in the Statesman, Plato presents the fullest statement of his conception of example (as Lane translates paradeigma) as an instrument of cognition and pedagogy, and hence as a necessary prelude to the exercise of diaeresis in its various versions (p.
Given the importance of speech to humans (and to talking cranes) we would expect that the Stranger would divide the art of herding into the art of herding speaking animals and the art of herding dumb animals, accepting the principle of young Socrates' attempt at diaeresis.
Classier examples are apheresis instead of aphaeresis and dieresis instead of diaeresis.
10) The Stranger's search for the statesman employs initially an abstract method of philosophy called diaeresis which, without reference to any notion of good, begins from the standpoint of comprehensive knowledge and relies on reason alone rather than experience (but cf.
It is only in his apparent preference for a diaeresis after the fifth foot (in all but fragment 1), and his relatively low percentage of fourth foot spondees (50%, as against Ennius c.
The term can be applied more specifically to a line in which the two parts that are separated by the caesura have different rhythms or to a line with a diaeresis or hiatus at the caesura so that a quasi independence of the two members is effected.