Euphony


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Euphony

 

the organization of sound in artistic speech (primarily verse) based on the repetition of sounds; a synonym of phonics. In a narrower sense, the term “euphony” sometimes refers to articulatory and acoustic harmony in speech. A disharmonious succession of vowels at the boundary of two words is called a hiatus.

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The Sound of Greek: Studies in the Greek Theory and Practice of Euphony. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1967.
n'a rien a craindre"; you can hear the engine and the engine of Vincent's misguided ecstasy (Linda Asher, in her English translation, creates euphony with the "h" alliteration and, in the last sentence, the "f' alliteration).
And in answering this question, we need not speculate, because we've been told repeatedly by Confederate leaders: "We have now placed our domestic institution, and secured its rights unmistakably, in the Constitution; we have sought by no euphony to hide its name--we have called our negros 'slaves,' and we have recognized and protected them as persons and our rights to them as property." As historian James M.
(15) In this same vein, Kjellmer also formulates why this verb might have been influenced by euphony and combinations like to try to, to start to, etc.
These rules are not absolute and must be checked and verified by word, spelling, and euphony. See Box 1.4--Selected Examples of Singular and Plural Forms, for a list of terms that are commonly used in dentistry.
Although many of the "Gay Chaps" sonnets are in loose iambic pentameter, the meter of the second quatrain here is decidedly regular, sounding the untroubled euphony of that "room." The warily/warms/west alliteration increases the euphony of the depiction, distancing it from the harsh coldness of death.
Backsheider is also helpful to the beginning biographer when discussing the difficulty of producing prose that goes beyond mere description, and instead provides the kind of euphony that will keep the reader digging deeper into the individual life and the time and culture occupied by the subject.
Another explanation is vocalic euphony, then rhythm, accents, etc.--so that the author can speak about "une suite de traditions indo-europeenes relatives aux procedees a suivre en poesie pour confectionner un carmen, en tenant compte des formes du nom divin." (7) Entering into discussion with the author that he edited, Jean Starobinski insisted that such research could not be completed on the linguistic field due to lack of theoretical perspective (of evidence, etc.)--but it is interesting that he compared, at one point, Saussure's conclusions from 1906-1909, with those of Claude Levi-Strauss's in 1962: "Dans la recherche des hypogrammes, Ferdinand de Saussure se livre a cette activite de redistributions d'elements prerfabriques, que Claude Levi-Strauss a analyse sous le nom de bricolage.
The kind of chance encounters with which Bruegel's paintings are suffused--the same sort of encounters one finds in Dickens's novels and in real life--lend the film's motivic notes a tenor of providential euphony. Bruegel's paintings also thematically overlay the film's illustration of the random events--such as Johann's and Anne's serendipitous encounter--and the physical paraphernalia that constitute the ephemera of the mundane.
Facing the Latin and Greek poems are English translations in "free but patterned" verse (vii) that accomplish well the authors' stated aims of reflecting the sense, tone, diction and euphony of the originals.
Audacious Euphony: Chromaticism and the Triad's Second Nature.
Producers Euphony (Vaughn Russillo) and Soul Controller (Jon Gogel) are responsible for crafting the beats that Mr.