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Meter in Poetry. By Justin Yoon and Christopher Choi. Introduction. In poetry, a meter is a recurring pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line. Furthermore, one line has to be within ten syllables. Foot. A foot in poetry, is a pair of unstressed and stressed syllables. EX:

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meter in poetry

Meter in Poetry

By Justin Yoon and Christopher Choi

introduction
Introduction
  • In poetry, a meter is a recurring pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line. Furthermore, one line hasto be within ten syllables.
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Foot
  • A foot in poetry, is a pair of unstressed and stressed syllables.

EX:

  • |comPARE|= 1 foot
  • {ShallI} {comPARE}{thee TO}{a SUM}{mer’sDAY?} = 5foot
types of feet
Types of feet
  • There are poetry that has the different patterns of stress.
  • EX:

Iamb (Iambic) Unstressed + Stressed =Two Syllables

Trochee (Trochaic) Stressed + Unstressed =Two Syllables

Spondee (Spondaic) Stressed + Stressed =Two Syllables

Anapest (Anapestic) Unstressed + Unstressed + Stressed =Three Syllables

Dactyl (Dactylic Stressed + Unstressed + Unstressed = Three Syllables

Total: 5 types of feet

types of meters
Types of meters

Monometer =One Foot

Dimeter= Two Feet

Trimeter =Three Feet

Tetrameter =Four Feet

Pentameter= Five Feet

Hexameter =Six Feet

Heptameter =Seven Feet

Octameter =Eight Feet

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Conclusion

A meter is a recurring pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line. There are 8 types of meters and they differ by length.

A foot is a pair of unstressed and stressed syllables and there are five types of feet