Questions tagged [caesura]

For questions regarding caesura, a certain kind of pause in ancient poetry. Consider using also broader tags about poetry or poetic meters.

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When does caesura occur in a dactylic hexameter?

Wikipaedia says this: In dactylic hexameter, a caesura occurs any time the ending of a word does not coincide with the beginning or the end of a metrical foot; in modern prosody, however, it is ...