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Subject: Re: How would you pronounce Hermia?
Author: Anneza   (guest, 155.232.250.51)
Date: October 27, 2005 at 12:54:05 AM
Reply to: How would you pronounce Hermia? by Tbird
I'm not convinced that Shakespeare would have pronounced it with the stress on the middle syllable. It fits far better into the iambic pentameter rhythm if you say HERmia - same as her old school friend is HELena, not heLEEna.

Same with (Titus) anDRONicus, indeed.

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