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Unformatted text preview: -Some common feet-*Dactyl: - u u-*Spondee: - --Anapest: u u --Iamb: x - u --Trochee: - u - x-- = long-u = short-x = either-Dactylic Hexameter-- uu - uu -uu - uu - uu x-- - - - --Line caesuras:-when a foot ends w/in a word-masculine caesura after first long of third foot-feminine caesura after first short of third foot-fourth foot caesura after first long of fourth foot-symbol: | -diaereses-when the end of a foot coincides with the end of a word-usually after 1st foot-sometimes before fifth foot (bucolic diaeresis)-Atreides te anax andron kai dios Achilleus-symbol: | |-poetry as rhythm, songs-poetry experience in groups, a social practice-orality rather than writing-oral composition-annual festivals (civic & religious)-Homeric Hymn to Apollo-aristocratic feasts-theaters: Athenian theater in honor of Dionysos-Pronomos Vase (c 400 BCE) shows a cast of a Satyr play-...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2009 for the course COMP LIT 211-0 taught by Professor Hopman during the Spring '09 term at Northwestern.
- Spring '09
- The Iliad