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posted by Jasmin

I needed the scansion for the word "Cordelia"

I believe cordelia is /-/- stressed unstressed stressed unstressed let me know if my thought process is right

I appreciate any help!

  1. Writeacher

    The name "Cordelia" is usually pronounced with THREE syllables, not four.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cordelia

    Cor del ia

    By itself, this one word is an example of an amphimacer ( / * / ):
    http://www.uncg.edu/~htkirbys/meters.htm

  2. Steve

    Hmm. I was unfamiliar with this term, so I looked it up. It appears that

    aphimacer is long short long
    Amphibrachic is sort long short

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