Yet, because we are familiar with the various ways Tennyson dramatized the limits of his forms--the ways he commented on the ends of poetry by complicating the ends of poems--we might think of this as an intended effect, perhaps the hardest enjambment
he ever makes.
Put more technically, enjambment
is the opposition of a metrical limit to a syntactical limit, i.
1) It claims that in an enjambment
, for instance, the performer may convey both the verse line boundary and the run-on sentence as perceptual units, however strained, by having recourse to conflicting phonetic cues: cues of continuity and discontinuity simultaneously.
Simms also artfully conveys the terrible experience of losing his boys through a brilliant metaphor of death as a bird of prey--an imaginative reconfiguring of what the letter abstractly calls "a terrible stroke of fate"--and through the expressive enjambment
between lines 4 and 5:
Sussekind defined Cabral's manipulation of enjambments
and blank spaces as 'um notavel exercycio de engenho', through which he recreated the tenuous balance between sound and silence in the voice of the flamenco singer: Sussekind, 'Com Passos de Prosa' in Revista USP, 16 (1992-93), 93-102 (p.
The disjointed style of these novels includes characters who appear and disappear seemingly at random, but while this frustrates the flow of the narrative, these enjambments
in the text "dissolve, defuse, and dissipate existing unifications so as to 'recreate' them" (55).
Mindful of historical associations of terza rima with erotic subjects, Levine argues effectively that Morris' triplets reflected The Defence's asymmetries as well as its ethical ambiguities; that his periodic enjambments
of rhymes across stanzas maintained and enhanced its balance and fluidity; and that the cadences and syncopations of his poem heightened readers' responses to Guenevere's powerful but ambivalent "defence.
The facility with which Barton creates rhetorical enjambments
is readily evident, as is the strong rhythm and music of his lines, built as they are upon a proliferation of well-controlled dependent clauses.
This creates a complex series of enjambments
, which finally produce the effect of a run-on sentence.
His model for an iambic pentameter line that strained against its limitations and spilled over into powerful enjambments
was Milton--a surprising poetic model in the New Critical climate of the time, since T.
Contained between the graphics, the poems by Exner also seek a tactile closeness to experience through their meditative tone, short lines, sharp enjambments
, and the elevation of the senses; yet the poems create a space that opens not outward toward the floating horizon, as in the images, but inward toward an intimate realm between individuals or within the perceiving consciousness: "am abend / die zuneigung / mit der du anstosen / kannst kaum horbar / zungenbreit uberm dunkel," or "Nachts atmet er sein Haus seine / Kiefern in alle Gefase.
In that section, the blast's repercussions are reproduced in single-line stanzas and abruptly terse lines cluttered by commas and awkward enjambments