James Fenton Quote

It normally happens that if you put two words together, or two syllables together, one of them will attract more weight, more emphasis, than the other. In other words, most so-called spondees can be read as either iambs or trochees.


An Introduction to English Poetry (ed. Penguin UK, 2003) - ISBN: 9780141944234

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It normally happens that if you put two words together, or two syllables together, one of them will attract more weight, more emphasis, than the...

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It normally happens that if you put two words together, or two syllables together, one of them will attract more weight, more emphasis, than the...

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It normally happens that if you put two words together, or two syllables together, one of them will attract more weight, more emphasis, than the...

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It normally happens that if you put two words together, or two syllables together, one of them will attract more weight, more emphasis, than the...