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  ENG205 - Analytic Inquiry 1 - Sentence & Line in Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-12)
Caesura (pl. = caesurae) is a pause or break within a line, usually marked by punctuation.
Of course, the comma separating the two adjectives would be found in a similar prose sentence; but in poetry, the assumption is that the writer chooses to contruct a line with a caesura in order to achieve effects beyond grammatical correctness.
Circle her uses of enjambement and caesura, then select one use of enjambment and one use of caesura and discuss how it contributes to the poem.
www.missouri.edu /~engjnc/205/analytic1_caesura.html   (483 words)

  
 Hexametrica: Glossary
Caesurae are of two kinds: strong and weak.
Caesura is not to be confused with the diaeresis, which occurs between feet.
A caesura that occurs between the thesis and the arsis of a foot.
www.skidmore.edu /academics/classics/courses/metrica/glossary.html   (697 words)

  
 Caesura
According to Paul Fussell, in Poetic Meter and Poetic Form, "Caesuras, which are often marked with punctuation, can be said to correspond to breath pauses between musical phrases; in verse, their slight interruption of the propulsive metrical pattern can provide a kind of expressive counterpoint or opposition..." (p.
In this, and the next two lines, Owen deploys the caesura to pile detail upon detail, each of the six short phrases a sharper and sharper declination into deprivation.
Yet the regularity of the placing of the caesura, in the middle of each line, also drives home the formality of the men's marching, the plodding regularity of left after right, left after right.
classweb.gmu.edu /tec/annotation/tacacaesura.html   (208 words)

  
 Caesura ---Ink Blot's Cream of the Crop
I hope for their sake it wasn't gained at the cost of their hearing or vision or anything like that but there is something inherently infecting about Caesura's music.
One might consider Caesura an emo-core band and I might agree but not in the "oh poor me, isn't my alienation romantic?" sort of way but rather in the way that this band seamlessly blends rage, melancholy, anger and joy in a Gibsonian soundscape of dissonance and melody.
Caesura deserve your attention, do yourself a favor and scrounge up the measley $3 for the record.
www.inkblotmagazine.com /COC_Caesura.htm   (799 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/marcusthorne
CAESURA BIO Caesura are a four piece alternative Rock band who strive to create music that is both aggressive and beautiful.
Caesura began in October 2001 when the four members began rehearsing and writing material that mixed all of their influences together.
Caesura pride themselves of the energy their performances generate, and as a result, they captivate their audience, delivering an intense experience to those who witness it.
www.myspace.com /marcusthorne   (1309 words)

  
 Splendid Magazine reviews Caesura: More Specific, Less Pacific
Caesura is a dense, swirling storm cloud of sound.
Rehill's vocals, which range from a strangled scream to a Thurston Moore-esque speak-sing, are rarely comprehensible, but they add an extra quotient of tension and angst to the proceedings.
As with most music of this type, Caesura is short on hooks and long on bluster, but they beat the shit out of everything in sight with such proficiency that you won't really care.
www.splendidmagazine.com /review.html?reviewid=32349676151714402   (279 words)

  
 Caesura: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
The debut full-length from Caesura, a San Francisco trio, filters a classic Unwound wall of sound through the dissonant guitars and attack rhythms of Gang of Four.
Less experimental than post-rockers like Ativin and less math rock than 31Knots, Caesura is content to destroy with pure heaviness and early Fugazi assaults.
The production may be a bit muddy, but Caesura has a firm grasp on riveting art punk songwriting.
www.music.com /group/caesura/1   (149 words)

  
 Dictionary.com/Word of the Day Archive/caesura
Say her name today in the right circles and you'll notice a sudden intake of breath, a caesura of pure awe.
During the historical caesura between the total destruction of Aquileia and the seventh-century foundation of the city of Heraclea as the first political capital of the second Venice, the refugees lived on Grado and the other islands, just as Cassiodorus had seen them: humbly, simply, and by the toil of their hands.
Caesura comes from Latin caesura, "a cutting off, a division, a stop," from the past participle of caedere, "to cut."
dictionary.reference.com /wordoftheday/archive/2003/03/25.html   (193 words)

  
 Lynch, Literary Terms -- Caesura   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-12)
Caesura is a pause somewhere in the middle of a
Some lines have strong (easily recognizable) caesurae, which usually coincide with punctuation in the line, while others have weak ones.
Pope was able to keep his heroic couplets interesting by varying the position of the caesurae, as here:
newarkwww.rutgers.edu /~jlynch/Terms/caesura.html   (77 words)

  
 DOA - Caesura - "Return Return" b/w "Midlothian Overture"
caesura says they are an American-primitive post-emo art-core band, and, they say, a dance band.
Ok, they're not a dance band, but they're definitely a post-emo band, whatever that is. Combining melodicism with some powerful, bass-heavy rock, caesura sound like they've been listening to plenty of early emo.
I'm not a big fan of 7-inches that are 33 rpm on one side and 45 rpm on the other side.
www.adequacy.net /review.php?reviewID=685   (460 words)

  
 MelDef
"caesura" "cadence" "perfect terminal cadence" "imperfect terminal cadence"
Caesura: A cessation of musical flow, usually involving relative silence, and often used as a way to separate formal units at any level.
These devices may be simple stops or breaks in the texture, having no reliance on standard cadential harmonic or melodic formulae.
www.webpages.uidaho.edu /~dickow/MelDef.html   (961 words)

  
 Caesura   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-12)
One of the many reasons why Matt and I love synth-pop so much is becuse of the energy it displays, the color filled romance that is painted in our minds, and the darkest corner of sweet depression that comforts us every time we listen.
Caesura is a greek word that I found in a dictionary, it means a break in the flow of sound.
I would have to say that Caesura is a wonderful mixture of life and pain expressed through a fast pace string of gloom, however, Caesura has its happy sides of life as well.
members.aol.com /eoa5151/caesura.html   (172 words)

  
 Bob Reed on the Caesura in Haiku
There are several ways to successfully execute a break, or caesura, in a haiku.
For me, this is a very deft usage of the ellipses; when a person is forced to squint into the sun, they shade their eyes and it takes a moment or two (symbolized by the ellipses) to adjust to the painfully bright light.
A punctuation caesura, or perhaps a mere re-wording of the haiku, would more plainly set the break.
www.millikin.edu /haiku/studentessays/ReedOnCaesura.html   (584 words)

  
 caesura - yourDictionary.com - American Heritage Dictionary
A pause in a line of verse dictated by sense or natural speech rhythm rather than by metrics.
After another weighty caesura the senator resumed speaking.
In Latin and Greek prosody, a break in a line caused by the ending of a word within a foot, especially when this coincides with a sense division.
www.yourdictionary.com /ahd/c/c0016900.html   (79 words)

  
 Glossary of Poetic Terms from BOB'S BYWAY
Sidelight: Since caesura and pause are often used interchangeably, it is better to use metrical pause for the type of "rest" which compensates for the omission of a syllable.
Sidelight: The classical caesura was a break caused by the ending of a word within a foot.
The free in free verse refers to the freedom from fixed patterns of meter and rhyme, but writers of free verse employ familiar poetic devices such as assonance, alliteration, imagery, caesura, figures of speech etc., and their rhythmic effects are dependent on the syllabic cadences emerging from the context.
www.poeticbyway.com /glossary2.html   (11123 words)

  
 Caesura Home Page
Unfortunately, Windows 95, must be made aware of the font before you run Caesura.
This doen't launch Caesura, instead it starts the font viewer which opens the font file.
AbcToSng utility added to convert abc music text files into Caesuras format.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/joebustard/caesura.htm   (514 words)

  
 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Tempo
This is called a fetura or caesura although some conductors may also call them tramlines, railroad tracks or a cut-off.
In poetry, a caesura is a pause somewhere in the middle of a verse often marked with two vertical lines
If one wants to rely on a dance name to indicate tempo, you must remember that the same dance could have have been danced at different tempi at different times in history.
www.dolmetsch.com /musictheory5.htm   (3033 words)

  
 The Poetry Archives @eMule.com :: User Submitted Poetry :: Caesura
This pause is called the caesura (say ZYUR ah).
In the second line, he emphasizes the contrast by preceding it with the caesura.
Note the clever caesuras in this one, how the author manages to get the reader to pause for breath midline, whether there is a comma or not.
www.emule.com /2poetry/phorum/read.php?5,67249,67323   (809 words)

  
 Harvard Gazette: 'The caesura of civilization'
In response to his defection, the Communist authorities painted over all his murals, leaving only a few photographs of this earlier work.
In his post-Communist phase, Richter painted in a photo-realist style, using imagery that Buchloh believes addresses questions of historical memory, dealing in an indirect way with the World War II period, or, as Buchloh terms it, "the caesura of civilization."
Richter is one of the first and still one of the only artists in Europe or the United States to grapple with this issue, an omission that Buchloh finds perplexing.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2005/10.27/03-buch.html   (947 words)

  
 Caesura Help
Caesura behaves pretty much like any other Win95 program so there is no point in discussing how to open a file, or exit the program etc, instead this page covers the more unusual features which may not be obvious to new users.
Treble and Bass Staves can be placed at any position in any combination you like on a page.
To remove tablature, select the song properties and set the tablature type to None.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/joebustard/caeshlp.htm   (1205 words)

  
 DOA - Caesura - Escape Equals Light EP
This is what I imagine the band would sound like live.
To be honest, I wouldn't make the Fucking Champs comparison to this band if I didn't read that Tim Green of said band recorded the songs with Caesura.
But it's a valid one, as this band has a very powerful rock sound that makes them stand out.
www.adequacy.net /review.php?reviewID=684   (455 words)

  
 CD Baby: ONE OF US: caesura 004/001 - from evor
If Tool, Tricky, and NIN, swapped bodily fluids and produced a hate child, this would be it.
caesura 004/001 was recorded and mixed at Necessary Blackout studios in 2001, except for the drum tracks on the song 'clean' that were recorded at Post Hollywood in RI by Dave Lyne.
Recorded and engineered by: Dave Lyne, John Eye, and Bill T Miller, Produced by: John Eye
www.cdbaby.com /cd/oneofus/from/evor   (309 words)

  
 Threadless T-Shirts - Profile for caesura
caesura aka patti bao is a 21.17 year old girl, has been a member since August 4, 2005, has scored 37 submissions, giving an average score of 3.76.
If you are seeing this, it is because caesura has NO web presence stuff filled out AND hasn't written any blogs!
We hope that they do become a bit more social.
www.threadless.com /profile/159668/caesura/home   (144 words)

  
 Caesura submissions deadline Dec 20
UDAILY is produced by the Office of Public Relations
4:30 p.m., Dec. 18, 2002--The deadline for student submissions to Caesura, the University of Delaware’s literary magazine, is noon, Friday, Dec. 20.
Entries may include poetry, short fiction pieces, short nonfiction pieces, insomniac ramblings, original song lyrics and diary entries.
www.udel.edu /PR/UDaily/01-02/caesura121802.html   (143 words)

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