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Thread #78750 Message #1424839
Posted By: greg stephens
02-Mar-05 - 08:07 AM
Thread Name: Acceptable adjectives in folk songs
Subject: RE: Acceptable adjectives in folk songs
Azizi'`snalysis of the actual adjectives used in specific songs are very interesting.
Here are four traditional songs reduced just to their adjectives. The feelings location etc of the songs are given very faithfully by their adjectival context.
1: wild, great, bright, best, prodigal
2:north, pretty, lish, right, tight, green, good, fine, golden, raging
3: pleasant, delightful, green. melodious, true, far, dearest, flowing
4: true, green, young, fair, cold, earthy, fairest