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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Antistrophe (0.01222 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Antistrophe.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: antistrophe antistrophe n : the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama; the second of two metrically corresponding sections in a poem
English → English (gcide) Definition: Antistrophe Antistrophe \An*tis"tro*phe\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? 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 lines of this part of the choral song. [1913 Webster] 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, called strophe, was sung in turning from east to west; the other, named antistrophe, in returning from west to east; then they stood before the altar, and sang the epode, which was the last part of the song. --Abp. Potter. [1913 Webster] 2. (Rhet.) (a) The repetition of words in an inverse order; as, the master of the servant and the servant of the master. (b) The retort or turning of an adversary's plea against him. [1913 Webster]

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