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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Uses of prosody 4 (structural)

4. structural

By this I mean the use of prosody to create edifices, constructed objects with a determinate structure. Here the metaphor is not of a movement in time and space, but of a building just sitting there.

I realize these "uses of prosody" are overlapping. I'm just trying to list as many as I can. Then, when I'm done, I will figure out what I'm going to do with all of this.

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