Re: Wedding of Sound and Image
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0830 Wednesday, 11 April 2001
From: Ann Carrigan <
Date: Tuesday, 10 Apr 2001 14:48:10 EDT
Subject: 12.0824 Wedding of Sound and Image
Comment: Re: SHK 12.0824 Wedding of Sound and Image
>>If there is actually a name for the wedding
>>of sound and image, I'd be happy to know
>>what it is.
Jane Drake Brody <
> wrote (responding to the former):
>I seem to recall that the poet Sidney Lanier refers to >the wedding of sound and image as >"Syzygy."
And I thought of A.J. Cuddon's _A Dictionary of Literary Terms_. He
introduced to me the word "synaesthesia," which Merriam-Webster amended
to this spelling: synesthesia.
As a literary device, it seems to apply more to an intentional blurring
of senses, such as "it smells blue," but the word seems to mean "senses
Main Entry: syn