Scansion sentence example

scansion
  • It takes no account of the quantity of syllables; the scansion depends on accent, and there is always an accent on the last syllable but one.
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  • Rhyme is nice in a riddle-poem, but strong rhythm (what poets call good scansion) is better.
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  • Thinking Classics Essays on classical subjects; film reviews course on Greek scansion and metrics; commentary on intersections of antiquity and modernity.
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  • Free verse is an easier form of poetry because it is unconstrained by things like scansion, meter, or rhyming schemes.
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