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The pleasure of poetic pattern - David Silverstein

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Humans are creatures of rhythm and repetition. From our breath to our gait: rhythm is central to our experience, and often brings us pleasure. We can find pleasure in the rhythm of a song, or even the rows of an orchard. Of course, too much repetition can also backfire. David Silverstein describes what poetic repetition is and why it works.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator David Silverstein
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Director Avi Ofer
  • Animator Avi Ofer
  • Composer Stephen LaRosa
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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