Definition of Sprung rhythm
1. Noun. A poetic rhythm that imitates the rhythm of speech.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprung Rhythm
sprung rhythm (current term)
Literary usage of Sprung rhythm
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Spirit in Modern English Literature by George Nauman Shuster (1922)
"In the midst of dicta about running rhythm, sprung rhythm, rocking rhythm, and counterpoint, he stood, a futurist poet before the shrine of ..."
2. Oxfordby F. S. Kahn by F. S. Kahn (2002)
"A Jesuit priest from St Aloysius Church, Gerard Manley Hopkins, also sung its praises in his original sprung rhythm, 'Towery city and branchy between towers ..."
3. Secreted Desires: The Major Uranians by Michael Matthew Kaylor (2006)
"... began to flow and I have by me a few scattered stanzas, something between the Deutschland and Alexander's Feast, in sprung rhythm of irregular metre. ..."