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lineation

Geology any linear arrangement involving rocks or minerals, such as a parallel arrangement of elongated mineral grains

lineation

[‚lin·ē′ā·shən]
(geology)
Any linear structure on or within a rock; examples are ripple marks and flow lines.
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This alliteration is especially salient because it crescendos as the poem proceeds, and in the end, is brought in line with the visual lineation.
Experimenting with the visual means, she explored how the page, the lineation, typography, white space, and interruptions provide a means to create what Fraser calls "a visual scaffolding on which to construct formerly inarticulate states of being" ("Translating" 175).
A reader notices the punctuation in these poems--its presence or its lack--as one notices the lineation and the spacing; it's handled as a kind of energy, which helps us track poetic argument and allows space for intuitive connection within tautly arranged language.
But in poetry it is not only syntax that governs word-order: versification--rhyme, rhythm, metre, lineation, echo, repetition, and so on--also circumscribes the ordering of words.
using raindrop imprints and bedding-cleavage intersection lineation as strain markers.
There was also found a lineation in the foliation plane, caused by elongation of biotite - amphibole aggregates.
The lineation that includes Winameg and Lyle's ridges (Fig.
There is not a clearly defined lineation in its offshore part.
But the lineation permits us to read that if it is "sometimes a poem" then, perhaps at other times it is more than that-the naked truth.
Like Henderson, Sonia Sanchez is as identifiable by the unusual lineation and spatial organization of her poems as by the rhetorical intensity of her radical social criticism.
19) of how poetic verse is represented visually in Qumran and other Northwest Semitic texts, addressing such topics as spacing, lineation, and columnar arrangement, amply illustrated with primary text photographs.
Here, Bullet was the first time (in a large scale way) in which I wrote in response to experience and the lineation reflected the experience (rather than superimposing a musical line over a given theme or experience).