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Sprung rhythm


A metrical system devised by Gerard Manley Hopkins composed of one- to four-syllable feet that start with a stressed syllable. The spondee replaces the iamb as a dominant measure, and the number of un [..]
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Also called "accentual rhythm," sprung rhythm is a term invented by the poet-priest Gerard Manley Hopkins to describe his personal metrical system in which the major stresses are &am [..]
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Sprung rhythm


A name given by Gerard Manley Hopkins
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A unique system of meter devised by Gerard Manley Hopkins and evident in poems such as Pied Beauty and The Windhover. In Sprung rhythm one stressed syllable can make up a foot e.g. in Pied Beauty [..]
Source: poetsgraves.co.uk

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We have the British poet Gerard Manley Hopkins to thank for sprung rhythm. Allegedly. Some people think he just gave a name to something that already existed. Well played, Gerard Manley Hopkins; well [..]
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