prosody

Part of speech: noun

The science of poetical forms.

Part of speech: noun

Prosodist.

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Usage examples "prosody":

  1. These remarks are appreciated when we consider the comparative characters of the classical and the English prosody. - "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
  2. Prosody treats of the manner of speaking and reading and the different kinds of verse. - "How to Speak and Write Correctly", Joseph Devlin.
  3. Grammar is divided into four parts; namely, Orthography, Etymology, Syntax, and Prosody. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.