analphyxia

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analphyxia

Post by Phil White » Mon May 25, 2020 1:02 pm

I was talking to a friend about rhyme, and he asked whether there was a word for a rhyme that occurs within a line of poetry and not at the end of the line. "Internal rhyme", I said. "Oh, is that all?", he said.

It occurred to me that there should be a word for the obsessive fixation that there has to be a word with a Greek or Latin derivation to describe any linguistic or literary phenomenon. I propose "analphyxia".
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Post by Bobinwales » Wed May 27, 2020 8:53 pm

That sounds sensible to me.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Fri May 29, 2020 12:03 pm

I assent.
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