Origin of scansion
Words nearby scansion
How to use scansion in a sentence
Words are shoehorned in without much regard for scansion, stress, or tone.
It anticipates the climax of the description, besides ruining the scansion of the line.
The latter syllable of Venus comes at the csural pause; but the scansion is best mended by omitting nygh; see footnote.
The best way of scansion is perhaps to read despyt-e with final e, preserved by csura, and to pronounce Diane as Din'.
A knowledge of the most common forms of variation is necessary to correct scansion.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Consider the question which of these two systems of scansion is the more accurate and the more convenient.The Sounds of Spoken English|Walter Rippmann