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Performing "Kubla Khan"
Last Stanza (a)
Listen to four readings of the last stanza of "Kubla Khan"
Listen to the four readings of the line "And drunk the milk of Paradise"
Sheen Jennings Richardson Pack
Listen to readings of the following lines
And all should cry, Beware! Beware!
His flashing eyes, his floating hair!
Richardson Pack Sheen Jennings
Listen to my experimentation with the two tokens of "Beware! Beware!" read by Richardson. The first two items are the full words, Beware1 and Beware2. Next you may hear the intonation chunks immediately preceding and following the peak of the second vowel in Beware1 and Beware2, respectively. Finally, you may hear the contours articulating the vowel boundaries in Beware1 and Beware2.
Listen to Jennings' reading of the first two lines of the last stanza of "Kubla Khan"
with a dulcimer
In a vision
once I saw
Listen to the word "damsel" excised from the Dictionary and from Jennings' reading
Listen to Jennings' reading of the line "To such a deep delight 'twould win me"
whole line deep delight