1. Abstract

2. Synchronic Forays

      a. Finding the Forest

      b. Conduct of the Research

      c. Counting in Japanese, and Some Differences Between English and Japanese "Syllables"

3. Morae and Prosody

4. Diachronic Expeditions

      a. A Brief History of Kanji and Kana

      b. The Rise and Fall of Onji

      c. Eight Reasons Why Onji May Have Persisted in the English Poetic Lexicon

5.Beautiful Language and the Spoken Word

6. Acknowledgements

7. References

8. Notes

9. Appendix

      a. Lexical Glossary