Antistrophe

Antistrophe (ἀντιστροφή, `a turning back`) is the portion of an ode sung by the chorus in its returning movement from west to east, in response to the strophe, which was sung from east to west. It has the nature of a reply and balances the effect of the strophe. Thus, in Gray`s ode called `The Progress of Poesy` (excerpt below), th...
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Antistrophe

• (n.) In Greek choruses and dances, the returning of the chorus, exactly answering to a previous strophe or movement from right to left. Hence: The lines of this part of the choral song. • (n.) The repetition of words in an inverse order; as, the master of the servant and the servant of the master. • (n.) The retort or turning of an...
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antistrophe

(1) a reply to the strophe, and the second stanza in a Pindaric ode; or (2) the repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of successive lines or clauses.
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Antistrophe

(1) a reply to the strophe, and the second stanza in a pindaric ode
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antistrophe

1. In Greek choruses and dances, the returning of the chorus, exactly answering to a previous strophe or movement from right to left. Hence: The lines of this part of the choral song. 'It was customary, on some occasions, to dance round the altars whilst they sang the sacred hymns, which consisted of three stanzas or parts; the first of which, call...
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antistrophe

noun the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama; the second of two metrically corresponding sections in a poem
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Antistrophe

An·tis'tro·phe noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... to turn to the opposite side; ... against + ... to turn. See Strophe .] 1. In Greek choruses and dances, the returning of the chorus, exactly answering to a previous strophe or movement from right to left. Hence: The li...
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antistrophe

in Greek lyric odes, the second part of the traditional three-part structure. The antistrophe followed the strophe and preceded the epode. In the ...
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Antistrophe

In rhetoric, repeating the last word in successive phrases
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Antistrophe

literally a turning about or opposite turning, one part of a stasimon; in ancient Greek theatre, the term applied to a part of a stasimon that corresponds metrically to a previously sung part (the strophe); the term is used because of the dancing movements of the chorus, which would be opposite to those performed with the strophe.
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Antistrophe

repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of successive clauses.
*In 1931, ten years ago, Japan invaded Manchukuo -- without warning. In 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia -- without warning. In 1938, Hitler occupied Austria -- without warning. In 1939, Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia -- without warning. Later in 1939, Hitler invaded Poland -- wi...
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antistrophe

repetition of words in reverse order
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Antistrophe

The second stanza of a Pindaric ode. See ode.
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antistrophe

[n] - the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama
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