Definition of Caesura. Meaning of Caesura. Synonyms of Caesura

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Definition of Caesura

Caesura
Caesura C[ae]*su"ra, n.; pl. E. C[ae]suras, L. C[ae]sur[ae] [L. caesura a cutting off, a division, stop, fr. caedere, caesum, to cut off. See Concise.] A metrical break in a verse, occurring in the middle of a foot and commonly near the middle of the verse; a sense pause in the middle of a foot. Also, a long syllable on which the c[ae]sural accent rests, or which is used as a foot. Note: In the following line the c[ae]sura is between study and of. The prop | er stud | y || of | mankind | is man.

Meaning of Caesura from wikipedia

- A caesura (/siˈzjʊərə/, pl. caesuras or caesurae; Latin for "cutting"), also written cæsura and cesura, is a metrical pause or break in a verse where...
- ⟨||⟩ or ⟨ǁ⟩ is the standard caesura mark in English literary criticism and analysis. It marks the strong break or caesura common to many forms of poetry...
- Xenomigia caesura is a moth of the family Notodontidae. It is found in north-eastern Ecuador. The length of the forewings is 13-16.5 mm. The ground colour...
- Caesura is Keith Kenniff's fourth studio album under his Helios moniker. All tracks are written by Keith Kenniff. Miller, Derek (November 12, 2008). "Helios...
- consists of two hemistichs (half-lines) of six syllables each, separated by a caesura (a metrical pause or word break, which may or may not be realized as a...
- occurs in the middle of a line rather than at a line-break. This is a caesura (cut). A good example is from The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare;...
- foot (the "masculine" caesura); after the second syllable in the third foot if the third foot is a dactyl (the "feminine" caesura); after the first syllable...
- there must be a caesura in each line, and such caesuras almost always occur in the 3rd or 4th foot. There are two kinds of caesura: strong (or masculine)...
- syllabic poetic metre of (nominally and typically) 12 syllables with a medial caesura dividing the line into two hemistichs (half-lines) of six syllables each...
- has an inversion of the fourth foot, following the caesura (marked with "|"). In general a caesura acts in many ways like a line-end: inversions are common...
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