Entries from October 2013

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Rhythmic Fluency 2: The Hendecasyllable

In this second installment of a three part series, Lance Piantaggini drums his way to a better understanding of the Latin hendecasyllable, using Catullus 1.1-2 as an example. He also discusses the downside of scansion, and suggests a system where, rather than indicating metrical feet above the line, we simply rely on macrons to make […]