Formal interactions in poetic meter

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Abstract

I show how the theory of Fabb & Halle (2008) accounts for Icelandic dróttkvætt. This theoretical framework enables us to show that distinct forms-such as rhyme and alliteration - within a meter can either co-occur without being inter-related, or that one form can be dependent on another. In dróttkvætt, stress-placement is dependent on the grid, while alliteration and rhyme are both components of the meter which are independent of the grid. I also look at Vietnamese verse and show that here too there are issues of complexity of interaction of rules.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationVersatility in Versification: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Metrics
EditorsTonya Kim Dewey, Frog
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPeter Lang AG
Pages147-165
Number of pages18
Volume74
ISBN (Print)9781433105784
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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NameBerkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics
PublisherPeter Lang

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Interaction
Grid
Alliteration
Poetic Meter
Rhyme
Verse
Placement
Icelandic
Theoretical Framework

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Fabb, N. (2009). Formal interactions in poetic meter. In T. K. Dewey, & Frog (Eds.), Versatility in Versification: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Metrics (Vol. 74, pp. 147-165). (Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics). New York: Peter Lang AG.
Fabb, Nigel. / Formal interactions in poetic meter. Versatility in Versification: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Metrics. editor / Tonya Kim Dewey ; Frog. Vol. 74 New York : Peter Lang AG, 2009. pp. 147-165 (Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics).
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