Meter and Feet[1] - Meter and Feet in Poetry Comes in the...

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Unformatted text preview: Meter and Feet in Poetry Comes in the forms of: Iamb Anapest Trochee Dactyl Spondee Pyrrhic Stressed syllables are marked with a: / Unstressed syllables are marked with a: U Therefore Iamb = U/ (unstressed, stressed) Anapest = UU/ (unstressed, unstressed, stressed) Trochee = /U (stressed, unstressed) Dactyl = /UU (stressed, unstressed, unstressed) Spondee = // (stressed, stressed) Pyrrhic = UU (unstressed, unstressed) Iamb = da DUM like desSTROY, creATE Anapest = da da DUM like se-ven-TEEN Trochee = DUM da like TUMmy, TICKle Dactyl = DUM da da like STRAW-ber-ry, BUF-fa-lo Spondee = DUM DUM like FOOT-BALL, BATH- ROBE, BREAK-DOWN Pyrrhic = da da like in the or on a (can you think of a better one?) They come in the form of: Monometer: mono = one (monocle) Dimeter: di = two (dialogue)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 341 taught by Professor Lisle during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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Meter and Feet[1] - Meter and Feet in Poetry Comes in the...

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