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see rhymerhyme
or rime,
the most prominent of the literary artifices used in versification. Although it was used in ancient East Asian poetry, rhyme was practically unknown to the ancient Greeks and Romans.
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the accumulation of ice on long thin objects (tree branches, wires) during fog. Rime can be crystalline or granular. Crystalline rime forms as a result of the sublimation of water vapor and consists of ice crystals that form primarily on the windward side under conditions of weak wind and temperatures below — 15°C. The crystals are usually approximately 1 cm long, but many reach several centimeters. Granular rime is a snowlike, friable ice that forms on the windward side of objects in foggy, windy weather, mainly in the mountains. It forms when drops of supercooled fog freeze. Granular rime can sometimes reach a thickness of 50 cm or more.

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A white or milky and opaque granular deposit of ice formed by the rapid freezing of supercooled water drops as they impinge upon an exposed object; composed essentially of discrete ice granules, and has densities as low as 0.2-0.3 gram per cubic centimeter.
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frost formed by the freezing of supercooled water droplets in fog onto solid objects
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(10) Diez Taboada examines this poem with a focus on Becquer's treatment of the kiss here and in other Rimas (104-05).
(12) An accurate chronology of Rimas would allow us to ascertain whether there was temporal development from one poem to another in Becquer's use of extrapolation to express the ineffable.
In his Rima XI (I), cited above, Becquer sees the only way of communicating completely and authentically as a person to be "apenas ...
Os resultados sugerem que ocorreu o mesmo padrao de habilidade para os dois grupos, a saber (da maior para a menor): Aliteracao > rima > segmentacao.
Apos a analise dos resultados por tarefa, foi verificada a estimativa media da habilidade em consciencia fonologica (aliteracao + rima + segmentacao), obtida pelos grupos por meio do THPL.
Orden de estrofa Rimas segun orden de verso 1 (a) - a - b - a - b 2 (a) c a c b - a - b 3 (a) - a - - c a - b Segun el esquema citado, vemos que casi las tres estrofas coinciden en la rima:-a-b-a-b.
En este periodo, el poeta esta enfermo y las rimas estan relacionadas con el mismo tema (Wang 154-157):
RIMA XX Sabe, si alguna vez tus labios rojos quema invisible atmosfera abrasada, que el alma que hablar puede con los ojos tambien puede besar con la mirada.
RIMA XXXI Nuestra pasion fue un tragico sainete, en cuya absurda fabula, lo comico y lo grave confundidos risas y llanto arrancan.