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Garrick delivered a performance the lightness and liveliness of which departed from the stately and cadenced acting that had characterised tragedy since the late -seventeenth century; in doing so he changed the rhetorical conventions.
Perhaps next time the speaker turns the corner, the young man's cadenced shouting will be less indecipherable.
have no use for measured, cadenced verse, If you won't read.
With so many employees improperly maintaining behemoth inboxes, the team has flexed its prioritization bicep and realized it needs to roll tools out in a cadenced rhythm, starting with easier actions leading to more complicated tasks.
Throughout the finely cadenced stories in Cradle Book, Teicher depicts individuals as being marginalized by the desires of a larger collective.
The cadenced sound of feet hitting dry leaves in the thick tuft of cedars to my left brought me out of my daydream.
Although eight poems (as in the works of Benassi and Di Spigno) consist of very long lines, at times going beyond the margin, the majority (the other eighteen) tend to have a more concise and cadenced verse.
More than the intricacies of the plot, Gunesekera's works are almost always centred on cadenced language and delicate emotional realities.
I am entranced by what Alan Hollinghurst or Orhan Pamuk can do with elliptical, allusive, cadenced, pitch-perfect sentences.
By contrast, Wright develops a style of prayer-poetry more akin to that of Hopkins, a priest-poet he calls "God-gulped and heaven-hidden," adapting his alliterative compounds and apostrophizing him in his own diction, "Father Candescence" and "Father Fire." (2) Oppen and Gluck poeticize prayer under the sign of litotes, or understatement, and Wright does so, like Hopkins, with rhetorical opulence; if their poems restrain trope and anthropomorphism, his abound with extravagant, almost baroque figurations of landscape, affect, and an absent God; if theirs approximate silent or mental prayer, subduing verbal music, his are written in strongly cadenced lines rich with sonic patterning.
Soon, birds were everywhere, their cadenced trilling drowning out all other sounds.
She is a formidable icon, 6 feet tall, with a speaking voice cadenced like an epic poem and a presence that evokes an aging African warrior queen.