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Word order in Greek tragic dialogue

Author: Helma Dik
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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"The spoken parts of Greek tragedy were predominantly composed in iambic trimeters, so that in effect the actors on stage were speaking poetry to each other. Athenians heard Antigone and Creon, and even the Guard, speak a highly stylized version of Greek in terms of word choice and even syntax. These special features of tragic poetry have been studied extensively in the past. Helma Dik takes a different approach,  Read more...
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Dik, Helma.
Word order in Greek tragic dialogue.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607864828
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helma Dik
ISBN: 9780199279296 0199279292
OCLC Number: 85162262
Description: xvi, 281 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Accounting for word order variation in Greek --
Tragic ways of dying: word order in the clause --
Word order in the noun phrase --
Enter dialogue: questions in Sophocles and Euripides --
Back to the trimeter --
Back to the test: four readings in Sophocles' electra --
Conclusion: reading word order, slowly.
Responsibility: Helma Dik.
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A study of dialogue in Greek tragedy not as poetry in the first instance but as dialogue between the characters on stage. Which words do they highlight? What is the effect of this highlighting? The  Read more...

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