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Episode 161 From Meters to Measures: Rhythm in Line Breaks - Line Break Week Ep. 5


Connor and Jack delve ever deeper into the world of poetic line breaks. This time they're looking at how line breaks build rhythm in poems. They discuss rhythm within lines running through various literary terms and talking through some of the most popular meters. Then they move on to how line breaks facilitate rhythm through rhyme and anaphora. using examples from Oodgeroo Noonuccal and Forrest Gander. Stay tuned for the galactic premier of a new, impromptu song all about line breaks.

Episode 1 of Line Break Week - Why break lines?, here.

Episode 2 of Line Break Week - Drama, here.

Episode 3 of Line Break Week - Miming, here.

Episode 4 of Line Break Week - Emphasis, here.

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