S-Space Language Education Institute (언어교육원) Language Research (어학연구) Language Research (어학연구) Volume 25 Number 1/4 (1989)
Stress Assignment Rules for Old English (Poetry)
- Kim, Suksan
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 언어교육원
- 어학연구, Vol.25 No.4, pp. 729-774
- The present paper presents a grid-based analysis of Old English stress rules for Old English poetry. based on metrical evidence. It addresses conflicting theories of and lack of uniformity in, scansion, arising from lack of rule-governed word stress principles to he based upon. Therefore. for correct and uniform scansion of a given half-line word stress rules should be determined first and th en applied to the words constituting the ha lf-line . and finally. the resulting linguistic stress pattern should be matched to a verse type.