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Poetry Terms. rhythm. A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry The symbol ˊ is used for stressed syllables The symbol ˘ is used for unstressed syllables. foot. A metrical unit of poetry. Types of feet.

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rhythm
rhythm
  • A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
    • The symbol ˊ is used for stressed syllables
    • The symbol ˘ is used for unstressed syllables
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foot
  • A metrical unit of poetry
types of feet
Types of feet
  • Iambic – two syllables, unstressed followed by a stressed (˘ˊ) – protect
  • Ta Tum (like a heartbeat)
types of feet1
Types of feet
  • Trochee – stressed unstressed, two syllables
  • Spondee – stressed stressed, two syllables
  • Anapest – unstressed unstressed stressed, three syllables
  • Dactyl – stressed unstressed unstressed, three syllables
  • Pyrrhic – unstressed unstressed two syllables
types of meter
Types of meter
  • Monometer – one foot
  • Dimeter – two feet
  • Trimeter – three feet
  • Tetrameter – four feet
  • Pentameter – five feet
  • Hexameter – six feet
  • Heptameter – seven feet
  • Octometer – eight feet
iambic tetrameter
Iambic Tetrameter
  • A line of poetry that contains four iambic feet (8 syllables, unstressed followed by a stressed)
  • ˘ˊ l ˘ˊ l ˘ˊ l ˘ˊ
  • Ta tum l ta tum l ta tum l ta tum
  • In silent night when rest I took
  • For sorrow neer I did not look
iambic pentameter
Iambic Pentameter
  • A line of poetry that contains five iambic feet (10 syllables, unstressed followed by a stressed)
  • ˘ˊ l ˘ˊ l ˘ˊ l ˘ˊ l ˘ˊ
  • Ta tum l ta tum l ta tum l ta tum l ta tum
  • If ever two were one then surely we
  • If ever man were loved by wife then thee