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SURVEYING THE HISTORY OF OLD ENGLISH PROSODY
THE UNEQUAL MEASURES OF GREGORIAN CHANT
APPLYING THE METHOD TO Beowulf
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abstract pattern accent mark additional alliteration anacrusis analysis b-verse baet Baum beat begin Beowulf binary Bliss's caesura boundary pulse C. L. Wrenn Cable Cable's caesura chapter composite rhythm count cyninga demonstrate downbeat duration elements emended example Five Types following verse four members four-beat theory four-member Gregorian Chant half-line Hence Heusler ictus ictuses intermediate stress irregular isochronous Joynes Kaluza language line break line-internal linguistic little measures long lines metrical stress musical notation neums Nist occur OE meter OE poetry OE verses Old English perhaps phoneme phrase stresses Pope Pope's position primary stress principle prominence prosodic prosodists punctum reading recognize rhythmical variations scansion scribe secondary stress Sievers Solesmes sound speech suggest suprasegmental syllabic consonants syllables symbols syntactic Taglicht ternary units unstressed syllables upbeat vowel waes weak stress word-boundary pulse words x x x x xx x+ xx xx xx xxx xxx xxx xxxx