Antistrophe [noun]

Definition of Antistrophe:

turn of expression

Opposite/Antonyms of Antistrophe:


Sentence/Example of Antistrophe:

The two told their story in alternate sentences like the Strophe and Antistrophe of a Greek chorus.

The conversation was a prolonged paean to the host, with choral strophe and antistrophe.

Big gun and rifle fire mingled like strophe and antistrophe of an anthem of death.

This subject, with a recitative in the minor, forms the antistrophe.

It alternates with a Recitative, which assumes a minor key, and which seems to be its Antistrophe.

This ode consists of strophe, epode, antistrophe, and second epode.

A deliberate contrast seems to be made in each Chorus between the strophe and the antistrophe.

His chanting and his playing answer and supplement each other, like strophe and antistrophe.

The antistrophe corresponds metrically to the strophe, as usual; the epodes are in four-stress couplets.

The author is not quite sure what strophe and antistrophe mean, but they appear to come in tragically here.