polyphonic prose

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 19 Jul. 2024.

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