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U
RDU PROSODY AND RHETORIC

by Captain G. D. Pybus

1/11th Sikh Regiment (K.G.O.)

Printed at the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta,
and
Published by Rama Krishna and Sons, Anarkali, Lahore

1924
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*Prefatory material* (pp. i-viii)

PART ONE: PROSODY
*Chapter 1: Introductory* (pp. 3-5)
*Chapter 2: Scansion* (pp. 6-16)
*Chapter 3: Metre* (pp. 17-21)
*Chapter 4: Catalexis* (pp. 22-46)
*Chapter 5: Rhyme* (pp. 47-52)
*Chapter 6: The Circles* (pp. 53-58)
*Chapter 7: The Forms of Poetry* (pp. 59-68)

PART TWO: RHETORIC
*Chapter 1: Introductory* (pp. 71-74)
*Chapter 2: The Figures of Thought* (pp. 75-92)
*Chapter 3: The Figures of Words* (pp. 93-108)
*Chapter 4: The Simile* (pp. 109-113)
*Chapter 5: The Trope* (pp. 114-116)
*Chapter 6: The Metaphor of Substitition* (pp. 117-118)
*Chapter 7: Metonymy* (pp. 119-121)
*Chapter 8: Defects in Poetry* (pp. 122-123)
*Chapter 9: Some Observations on Plagiarism* (pp. 124-125)


*Appendix I* -- Specimens of the commonest Urdu metres, for practice in scansion (pp. 126-133)
*Appendix II* -- A list, in chronological order, of the famous Urdu poets (pp. 134-135)
*Appendix III* -- Bibliography (pp. 136-138)
*Index* (pp. 139-151)

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Compare: *Urdu Meter: A Practical Handbook*

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