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meter. The specific rhythmic pattern of a verse as determined by the number of lines and the number of syllables per line. scansion. The analysis of the composition of a verse. foot.

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Meter

meter

  • The specific rhythmic pattern of a verse as determined by the number of lines and the number of syllables per line.


Scansion

scansion

  • The analysis of the composition of a verse.


Meter

foot

  • In poetry, a foot is the basic unit of meter used to describe rhythm. A foot consists of a certain number of syllables forming part of a line of a verse and is described by the character and number of syllables it contains.


Meter

foot

  • A foot can have only one stressed syllable but may have more than one unstressed syllable.


Meter

foot

  • Ride on, ride on in majesty!

  • Hark, all the tribes hosanna cry;

  • Thine humble beast pursues his road

  • With palms and scattered garments strowed.


Long meter 8 8 8 8

LONG METER - 8.8.8.8.

  • Ride1 on2, ride3 on4 in5 ma6-jes7-ty8!

  • Hark1, all2 the3 tribes4 ho5-san6-na7 cry8;

  • Thine1 hum2-ble3 beast4 pur5-sues6 his7 road8

  • With1 palms2 and3 scat4-tered5 gar6-ments7 strowed8.


Double long 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Double long - 8.8.8.8.8.8.8.8.

  • Sweet1 hour2 of3 prayer4, sweet5 hour6 of7 prayer8,

  • That1 calls2 me3 from4 a5 world6 of7 care8,

  • And1 bids2 me3 at4 my5 Fa6-ther's7 throne8

  • Make1 all2 my3 wants4 and5 wish6-es7 known8;

  • In1 sea2-sons3 of4 dis5-tress6 and7 grief8

  • My1 soul2 has3 of4-ten5 found6 re7-lief8,

  • And1 oft2 es3-caped4 the5 temp6-ter's7 snare8

  • By1 thy2 re3-turn4, sweet5 hour6 of7 prayer8.


Common meter 8 6 8 6

common meter - 8.6.8.6

  • A1-maz2-ing3 grace4! how5 sweet6 the7 sound8,

  • That1 saved2 a3 wretch4 like5 me6!

  • I1 once2 was3 lost4, but5 now6 am7 found8,

  • Was1 blind2 but3 now4 I5 see6.


Double common 8 6 8 6 8 6 8 6

double common - 8.6.8.6.8.6.8.6.

  • O1 beau2-ti3-ful4 for5 spa6-cious7 skies8,

  • For1 am2-ber3 waves4 of5 grain6,

  • For1 pur2-ple3 moun4-tain5 ma6-jes7-ties8

  • A1-bove2 the3 fruit4-ed5 plain!6

  • A1-me2-ri3-ca4, A5-me6-ri7-ca8,

  • God1 shed2 his3 grace4 on5 thee6,

  • And1 crown2 thy3 good4 with5 bro6-ther7-hood8

  • From1 sea2 to3 shin4-ing5 sea6.


Short meter 6 6 8 6

short meter - 6.6.8.6.

  • Breathe1 on2 me3, Breath4 of5 God6,

  • Fill1 me2 with3 life4 a5-new6,

  • That1 I2 may3 love4 what5 thou6 dost7 love8,

  • And1 do2 what3 thou4 wouldst5 do6.


Double short 6 6 8 6 6 6 8 6

double short - 6.6.8.6.6.6.8.6

  • This1 is2 my3 Fa4-ther's5 world6,

  • And1 to2 my3 list4-’ning5 ears6,

  • All1 na2-ture3 sings4 and5 round6 me7 rings8

  • The1 mu2-sic3 of4 the5 spheres6.

  • This1 is2 my3 Fa4-ther's5 world6,

  • I1 rest2 me3 in4 the5 thought6

  • Of1 rocks2 and3 trees4, of5 skies6 and7 seas8;

  • His1 hand2 the3 won4-ders5 wrought6.


Iambic meter

iambic meter

  • An iamb is a foot of two unequal syllables: an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed.

  • A meter containing iamb

  • feet is said to be iambic.


Iambic meter1

iambic meter

  • Eternal Father, strong to save,

  • Whose arm hath bound the restless wave,

  • Who bidd'st the mighty ocean deep

  • Its own appointed limits keep:

  • O hear us when we cry to thee

  • For those in peril on the sea.


Trochaic meter

TROCHAIC METER

  • A trochee is a foot of two unequal syllables: a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed one.

  • A meter containing trochee

  • feet is said to be trochaic.


Trochaic meter1

TROCHAIC METER

  • Burning, burning, brightly burning,

  • Brightly burning Fire divine,

  • Satisfy my spirit's yearning.

  • Fill this empty soul of mine.


Dactylic meter

dactylic meter

  • A dactyl is a foot of three syllables: a stressed followed by two unstressed.

  • A meter containing dactyl feet

  • is said to be dactylic.


Dactylic meter1

dactylic meter

  • There shall be showers of blessing:

  • This is the promise of love;

  • There shall be seasons refreshing,

  • Sent from the Savior above.


Amphibrachic meter

amphibrachic meter

  • A amphibrach is a foot of three syllables: a stressed in between two unstressed.

  • A meter containing amphibrach feet

  • is said to be amphibrach.


Amphibrachic meter1

amphibrachic meter

  • Be glad in the Lord and rejoice,

  • All ye that are upright in heart;

  • And ye that have made him your choice,

  • Bid sadness and sorrow depart.


8 7 8 7 d iambic

8.7.8.7.D. Iambic

  • You can't stop rain from falling down,

  • Prevent the sun from shining,

  • You can't stop spring from coming in,

  • Or winter from resigning,

  • Or still the waves or stay the winds,

  • Or keep the day from dawning,

  • You can't stop God from loving you,

  • His love is new each morning.


8 7 8 7 trochaic

8.7.8.7. Trochaic.

  • I must have the Savior with me,

  • For I dare not walk alone;

  • I must feel his presence near me,

  • And his arm around me thrown.

  • Then my soul shall fear no ill;

  • Let him lead me where he will,

  • I will go without a murmur,

  • And his footsteps follow still.


8 7 8 7 dactylic

8.7.8.7. Dactylic

  • There shall be showers of blessing:

  • This is the promise of love;

  • There shall be seasons refreshing,

  • Sent from the Savior above.


8 7 8 7 d trochaic

8.7.8.7.D. Trochaic

  • Joyful, joyful, we adore thee,

  • God of glory, Lord of love;

  • Hearts unfold like flowers before thee,

  • Hail thee as the sun above.

  • Melt the clouds of sin and sadness,

  • Drive the clouds of doubt away;

  • Giver of immortal gladness,

  • Fill us with the light of day.


So what

so what?

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