Whereas dialectic seeks to demonstrate a truth about the essence of a subject or thing, rhetoric seeks to provoke a definite subjective reaction in its audience.
In the Medieval and Renaissance eras, many writers tried to draw parallels between the orator (and oration) and the musician (and music) and it was this old idea, which originated in classical times, that would later lead to the Baroque idea of the 'Doctrine of the Affections'Around 1680, the rhetorician and theologian François Fénelon wrote of Greek and Latin rhetoric, "it is true that, when one has undergone thorough study, one can derive great benefits from it...
The 'rhumba box' carries the bass part of some form of Caribbean music, particularly mento(from Old French, rime, 'series', in turn adopted from Latin rithmus and Greek rhythmos) the similarity of sound between two words.
Two of the principal motives in Rhapsody in Blue are direct borrowings from two compositions by 'The Father of the Blues', W. Handy (1873-1958), namely Beale Street Blues and St. Gershwin also employs the syncopated 'three-against-four accent cycle' that is a prominent feature of Handy's style.
The persistent rumour that the E major main theme of Rhapsody in Blue was inspired by Gershwin's hearing of the Chimes of Erie at St.
It contains a refrain, a strict rhyme scheme and a distinct meter pattern, a Ba ABBa (the lower case a indicates a line repeated verbatim)has only two rhyme sounds - the first and third lines of the first stanza are rhyming refrains that alternate as the third line in each successive stanza and form a couplet at the close.
A villanelle is nineteen lines long, consisting of five tercets and one concluding quatrainthe linking together of stanzas by carrying a rhyme over from one stanza to the next.
From about 1842, in German cities, the 'Scottish' gave way to the quicker 'polka' but in the country it survived into the early 20th-century where it was known as the Rheinländer.