26_chamra_EEG-Paper-1,Module1-4 - syllables are followed by a single stressed syllable The metrical sign for an anapaestic foot is Example

# 26_chamra_EEG-Paper-1,Module1-4 - syllables are...

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26 syllables are followed by a single stressed syllable. The metrical sign for an anapaestic foot is /. Example : catalogue . (d) Dactylic foot — Another trisyllabic foot where a single stressed syllable is followed by two unstressed syllables. The metrical sign for a dactylic foot is / Example : galloping . (e) Amphibrachic foot — A trisyllabic foot where an unstressed syllable alternates with a stressed syllable, such that the metrical sign reads / . Example : intestines . (f) Spondee — A disyllabic foot consisting of two stressed syllables. The metrical sign for a spondee is /. Example : outcome . (g) Purrhic— A disyllabic foot consisting of two unstressed syllables.The metrical sign for a pyrhic is. Example : and soIt is to be remembered that in a line of poetry, feet divisions are notmade according to words, but according to syllables. This is illustrated inthe following example :Much have/I trav/ell’d in/the rea/lms of gold./And ma/ny good/ly states/and king/doms seen;/(from John Keat’s On First Looking intoChapman’s Homer, 1817).Basing on the number of feet a particular line of poetry has a metricalline is named. For example — . (a) A line of a single foot is called Monometer.(b) A line of two feet is called Dimeter.(c) A line of three feet is called Trimeter.(d) A line of four feet is called Tetrameter.(e) A line of five feet is called Pentameter.and hexameter for six feet, heptameter for seven feet and octameter foreight feet.5.4a203SCANSION 5.4.1 What is Scansion? The art of dividing a verse into feet and meter is called scansion . Examples of scanned lines : (a) In Iambic Meter