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Versification by Sara Selby

Versification by Sara Selby

Versification by Sara Selby Prosody is the study of the principles of verse structure, including metre, rhyme and other sound effects, and stanzaic patterns. METER, in English verse, refers to the pattern of stressed...

What is Iambic Pentameter?

What is Iambic Pentameter?

I heard about iambic pentameter for years before I understood what it meant. I was able to figure out that it had something to do with five (penta), but the standard definition, “in poetry,...