Hovering Stress (23 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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  • The Literary Encyclopedia.WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

A metrical accent that could be placed equally well on either of two adjacent syllables so that it seems to hover between them.

Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "Hovering Stress". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=520, accessed 24 October 2020.]

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