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Re: Wedding of Sound and Image
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1019  Thursday, 3 May 2001

From:           Nancy Charlton <
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Date:           Wednesday, 02 May 2001 09:41:38 -0700
Subject: 12.1013 Re: Wedding of Sound and Image
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.1013 Re: Wedding of Sound and Image

Oh good grief!

At 12:11 PM 5/2/2001 -0400, I wrote:

> You could argue for this as anapestic if you consider the first hoof to
> hit the ground as taking the greatest shock: PUM pa pa.  Or you could
> argue that it's dactylic since it's the last one that gives the forward
> thrust (the one that propels the jumper over the fence) and hence pa pa
> PUM.  Either way, you're in for disaster if each and every foot isn't
> either --' or '-- !

I switched the terms 'anapest' and 'dactyl'.  Also, if needed, I fain
would clarify that by 'foot' in that last sentence I'm referring to
riding, not poetry.

Nancy Charlton
Hillsboro OR

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