Dissonance (22 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

The use of discordant sounds either to create an unpleasant effect or to create an interesting variation from what is rhythmically expected.

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Citation:
Editors. "Dissonance". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=286, accessed 25 July 2017.]

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