polyphonic prose

noun

Definition of polyphonic prose

: a freely rhythmical prose employing characteristic devices of verse (such as alliteration and assonance)

First Known Use of polyphonic prose

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of polyphonic prose was in 1916

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“Polyphonic prose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyphonic%20prose. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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