The "epic" cesura is quite as characteristic of dramatic blank verse as of epic.
The cesura is called masculine when it follows an accented syllable.
The cesura is to vary, but not from a fundamentally medial position.
There is far more divergence of judgment in the recognition of the cesura.
It is an element of the same character, then, as the cesura, though not bearing the same name.
It coincides less closely than the cesura with syntactical and rhetorical pauses.
In general, the modern use of the alexandrine is characterized by increased freedom in the placing of the cesura.