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Learning the Rhythm
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aAA ou6 Av6pa beat break cadence commonly pronounced consonant continuous reading dactyl diaeresis digamma drop the voice e.g. Odyssey Elegiac Couplet end-stopped lines enjambement eppuoaTo eTapouc evveTie form a diphthong go through Section Greek hexameter Greek poetry half-line hexameter line hexameter poetry i6ev aoTea iambic trimeter ictus identifying each syllable Iliad internal pauses interplay Latin line-end long or short long syllable long-long longs and shorts major and minor major pause marked marked text metre mid-line division minor or suspensive minor pause Mouoa oAovTo pattern pentameter pitch-line plain printed text pronounced as English reader is recommended reading Homer registering rhythm and phrasing run-on lines sense-pause sequence short syllables short vowel six feet six stresses specimen text spondee Step stress accent stressed syllable strong English syllable as long syllable length TCOV third stress TioAAcov tom-ti-ti tom-ti-ti tom-ti-ti tom-ti-ti tom-ti-ti tom-tom traditional scansion uaAa tioAAa unstressed verse-beat voov eyvco word-division