Table of contents for Metrical constraint and the interpretation of style in the tragic trimeter / Nicholas Baechle.


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FOREWORD BY GREGORY NAGY                             ix
METRICAL SYMBOLS                                     xi
ABBREVIATIONS                                       xiii
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                    xv
INTRODUCTION                                         1
PART I
TREATMENT OF WORD SHAPES IN COMPOSITION
AND THE USE OF PROSODIC VARIATION
1 DEFINITION OF WORD SHAPES                         49
2 METRICAL LENGTHENING OF SHORT FINAL VOWELS        55
3 CORREPTIOATTICA VS. METRICAL LENGTHENING          77
4 SYNIZESIS                                        105
5 ELISION AND LENGTHENING OF WORDS SHAPED -"Y      123
PART I
THE USE OF HYPERBATON IN COMPOSITION
AND ITS INTERPRETATION
1 MARKED FORMS OF WORD ORDER FOR PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES  139
2 METRICAL AND PROSODIC VARIATIONS AT MID-LINE     209
3 HYPERBATA OF THE FORM MODIFIER-VERB-NOUN OR THE
REVERSE                                             227
DISTRIBUTION OF WORD SHAPES                         307
APPENDIX: PLAYS STUDIED; NUMBER OF TRIMETERS CONSIDERED;
LYRIC VS NON-LYRIC TRIMETERS                        325
WORKS CITED                                          331
INDEX                                                339
ABOUT THE AUTHOR                                     345



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Greek drama (Tragedy) Criticism, Textual, Greek language Metrics and rhythmics