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1-stress abstract metrical pattern adjustments adverbs alliteration Beowulf Borroff Chapter compounds Correspondence Rules CR.i degrees of complexity elements empirical adequacy English alliterative meter English alliterative verse Erkenwald explanatory power Gawain group Gawain poet Green Knight half-line Halle and Keyser iambic pentameter ii.b Keyser's theory lexical stress linguistic metrical emphasis metrical form Metrical Pattern Rule metrical positions metrical rules metrical significance metrical stress metrical theory Middle English alliterative Morte Arthure non-alliterating Norman Davis notion Old English alliterative Paul Kiparsky Piers Plowman primary stress Principle of Complexity Problematic lines Prosody Purity reader realized as SS receives metrical emphasis Rules Line Types scanned scansion Sir Gawain Sound Pattern specified SSSS SSSSS SSSSW SSSWW SSWS SSWSS SSWSW SSWW sswww stylistic rules SWSS SWSSS SWSSW SWSW SWSWW SWWS system of scansion theory of Middle unstressed syllables watz WSSS wssss WSSSW WSSW WSWS wsww X's are realized X2 is realized