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  • 1antistrophe — antistrophic /an teuh strof ik, stroh fik/, antistrophal, adj. antistrophically, adv. /an tis treuh fee/, n. 1. the part of an ancient Greek choral ode answering a previous strophe, sung by the chorus when returning from left to right. 2. the… …

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  • 2Antistrophe — (Greek αντιστροφή, turn back ) is the portion of an ode sung by the chorus in its returning movement from west to east, in response to the strophe, which was sung from east to west.It has the nature of a reply and balances the effect of the… …

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  • 3Strophe — (Greek , turn, bend, twist , see also phrase) is a concept in versification which properly means a turn, as from one foot to another, or from one side of a chorus to the other. A strophe is also the part of the ode that the chorus chants as it… …

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  • 4Antistrophe — An*tis tro*phe, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to turn to the opposite side; ? against + ? to turn. See {Strophe}.] 1. In Greek choruses and dances, the returning of the chorus, exactly answering to a previous strophe or movement from right to left.… …

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  • 5Strophe — Stro phe, n.; pl. {Strophes}. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to twist, to turn; perh. akin to E. strap.] In Greek choruses and dances, the movement of the chorus while turning from the right to the left of the orchestra; hence, the strain, or part of… …

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  • 6strophe — /stroh fee/, n. 1. the part of an ancient Greek choral ode sung by the chorus when moving from right to left. 2. the movement performed by the chorus during the singing of this part. 3. the first of the three series of lines forming the divisions …

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  • 7antistrophe — noun a) In Greek choruses and dances, the returning of the chorus, exactly answering to a previous strophe or movement from right to left. Hence: The lines of this part of the choral song. b) The repetition of words in an inverse order …

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  • 8strophe — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, antistrophe, book, burden, canto, chorus, couplet, distich, envoi, epode, heptastich, hexastich, line, measure, monostich, octastich, octave, octet, ottava rima, pentastich, quatrain, refrain, rhyme… …

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  • 9Anelida and Arcite —    by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1378)    One of CHAUCER’s most unusual works,Anelida and Arcite is a curious and clearly experimental combination of narrative and lyric, in which the English poet seems to have been trying to find an effective way of… …

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  • 10Anelida and Arcite — is a 357 line poem by Geoffrey Chaucer. It tells the story of Anelida, queen of Armenia and her wooing by false Arcite from Thebes, Greece.Although short, it is a poem with a complex structure, with an invocation and then the main story. The… …

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  • 11Prose or Sequence — • A liturgical hymn used on certain festivals before the Gospel in the Mass Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Prose Or Sequence     Prose or Sequence      …

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  • 12Poetry — This article is about the art form. For other uses, see Poetry (disambiguation). Literature Major forms Novel · Poem · Drama Short story · Novella …

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  • 13Pindar — For other uses, see Pindar (disambiguation). Pindar, Roman copy of Greek 5th century BC bust (Museo Archeologica Nazionale, Naples) Pindar (Ancient Greek: Πίνδαρος, Pindaros, pronounced [píndaros]; Latin: Pindarus …

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  • 14epode — /ep ohd/, n. 1. Class. Pros. a kind of lyric poem, invented by Archilochus, in which a long verse is followed by a short one. 2. the part of a lyric ode following the strophe and antistrophe and composing with them a triadic unit. [1590 1600; < L …

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  • 15Epode — Ep ode, n. [L. epodos, Gr. ?, fr. ?, adj., singing to, sung or said after, fr. ? to sing to; epi upon, to + ? to sing: cf. F. [ e]pode. See {Ode}.] (Poet.) (a) The after song; the part of a lyric ode which follows the strophe and antistrophe, the …

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  • 16The Acharnians — The tipsy god: sculpture by Michelangelo. The Dramatis Personae in ancient comedy depends on interpretation of textual evidence.[1] This list is based on Alan Sommerstein s translation.[2] …

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  • 17Alcestis (play) — Infobox Play | name= Alcestis caption = Alcestis and Admetus Ancient Roman fresco (45 79 CE) writer = Euripides chorus = Old men characters = Apollo Thanatos / Death Maidservant Alcestis Admetus Eumelus Heracles Pheres setting = Pherae in&#8230; …

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  • 18Gabriello Chiabrera — (June 8, 1552 – October 14, 1638) was an Italian poet, sometimes called the Italian Pindar. Gabriello Chiabrera Biography He was of patrician descent, and was born at Savona, a little town in the domain of the Genoese republic, twenty eight years …

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  • 19Mamma Mia! The Movie — Infobox Film name = Mamma Mia! The Movie caption = Teaser poster director = Phyllida Lloyd producer = Judy Craymer Gary Goetzman Executive producers Benny Andersson Björn Ulvaeus Rita Wilson Tom Hanks writer = Catherine Johnson starring = Meryl&#8230; …

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  • 20Strophic form — (verse repeating or chorus form) is the simplest and most durable of musical forms, elaborating a piece of music by repetition of a single formal section. This may be analyzed as A A A... . This additive method is the musical analogue of repeated …

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