A deliberate contrast seems to be made in each Chorus between the strophe and the antistrophe.
Metrical scheme: a brief strophe and antistrophe and conclusion.
Big gun and rifle fire mingled like strophe and antistrophe of an anthem of death.
(antistrophe) Hee-haw, Remus can saw, Romulus tries to make plaster.
His mind see-sawed in strophe and antistrophe: "You can't move!"
This subject, with a recitative in the minor, forms the antistrophe.
The author is not quite sure what strophe and antistrophe mean, but they appear to come in tragically here.
It alternates with a Recitative, which assumes a minor key, and which seems to be its antistrophe.
The conversation was a prolonged paean to the host, with choral strophe and antistrophe.
This ode consists of strophe, epode, antistrophe, and second epode.