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Metric

A standard unit of measurement, such as the price to earnings ratio.
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In short, al-Mala'ika seemed to be an important turning-point figure--someone who earnestly sought to remake the familiar structures of pre-modern poetry without completely losing them, totransform Arabic poetry for a new century without completely unmooring it from its metrical roots.
Metrical theory appeared during the late 17s as part of nonlinear phonology (Kager 1995) It was first proposed by Liberman (1975) and later elaborated by Liberman & Prince (1977), Halle & Vergnaud (1978), Hayes (1980, 1984, 1995) and others.
But even as he helps readers to recognize Steele's philosophic resolution of modernist dualisms, Wilson illuminates the reasons that that resolution proves most forceful not in discursive argument but rather in Steele's artistry as a metrical poet.
In fact, rhythm and meter, at least within literary prosody and pedagogy, are so commonly linked, and the focus of prosodic study on the cases of meter is so dominant, that it is not a trivial matter to think of rhythm outside a metrical context.
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6) His metrical innovations have had considerable influence on the poetry that has followed him in the United States.
It provides a systematic account of these archaic meters from a comparative Germanic perspective; he is particularly concerned with Norse innovations in metrical practice, Suzuki explores how and why the three meters were shaped in West Scandinavia through divergent reorganization of the Common Germanic metrical system.
The Punjabi Zabur is the metrical translation of the Book of Psalms into the Punjabi language.
Prosodic instability allows Robert Burns to intervene by including incongruous, unscannable Gaelic refrains that "link to a tradition of metrical dissonance" (207) and resist the pathos-laden narrative through which Scottish ballads are made to enter "the emergent world order of Anglo-American modernity" (211).
But diacritical marks, like stigmata, become dangerously susceptible to subjective readings rendering the signs themselves unstable and disrupting the intended unity between metrical form and national identity: metre, Martin asserts, also has the power to 'render accurate voicing impossible' (p.
Foreshadowing subsequent themes in the following chapters, Avrutin deals with the first comprehensive attempt under Nicholas I (1825-55) to compile more accurate population statistics through the application of modern metrical techniques.
instances of hypermeter, which refers to metrical groupings that are larger than a single measure (such as 4, 8, 16, or 32 measures).