|Subject:||Re: How would you pronounce Hermia?|
|Author:||Anneza (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|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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