Mesura em Desmesura de Hélia Correia: exercício de recriação do ritmo clássico 1

Carlos Morais
2010 Estudos Clássicos em Debate   unpublished
Hélia Correiaʹs fascination with Greek culture and literature becomes once again manifest in Desmesura. Exercício com Medeia. In this 2006 play, not only does the author reinvent the main theme of Euripidesʹs Medea, but she also seeks to recreate the rhythm of the dialogues and lyrical sections of the original Greek text. In this article, we attempt to highlight the strategies used by Hélia Correia to replicate the stichomythia, the antilabe, the caesurae and the syncopated of the iambic
more » ... f the iambic trimeter, a measure used in tragic dialogues, as well as the multiple cadence of the choral songs. A palavra é, numa só unidade, três coisas distintas-o sentido que tem, os sentidos que evoca, e o ritmo que envolve esse sentido e estes sentidos 3 .
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