They have a different introduction to the manuscript evidence of markers for the separation of larger units of poetry. In the middle of their introduction comes this paragraph (184.108.40.206)
Separating force: EmphasisI find myself wondering what this table means. It is formatted exactly this way without heading or textual emphasis. So I put it here as a question in the middle of time. Maybe next year I will know enough to understand it better.
... (ref O'connor)... the deliberate changing of the syntactic order of words common in normal prose appears to be an important structuring force on the level of the strophe ... it is our contention that the changing of word order often has no other function than to mark the boundaries of strophes. So we shall incorporate the following markers of separation in our analysis of the strophic delimitation:
deictic particle(s) interrogative pronoun repetitive verse-line parallelism demonstrative pronoun jussive(s) swapping (subject) imperative(s) marker of direct speech swapping (object) independent personal pronoun paronomasia swapping (adjunct) vocative