The foot is the basic metrical unit that forms part of a line of verse in most Western
traditions of poetry, including English accentual-syllabic verse and the ...
Noun, 1. metrical unit - (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit
of poetic rhythm. metrical foot, foot · metrics, prosody - the study of poetic meter ...
The five most common metrical patterns, or meters, in poetry are iambic,
anapestic, trochaic, spondaic, and dactylic. The basic metrical unit is known as a
A Metrical Foot is a single unit of measurement that is repeated within a line of
poetry. Metrical Feet are made up of STRESSED And UNstressed syllables.
May 10, 2011 ... Song lyrics are poetry, and many poems were written as songs or in ... A group of
lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; ...
(Gerard Manley Hopkins, “Inversnaid”); anapest: A metrical foot of three ... Two or
more syllables that together make up the smallest unit of rhythm in a poem.
Metrical or rhymed composition as distinct from prose; poetry. a. The art or ... —
diastolic, adj. dipody a double foot; a pair of similar feet comprising a metrical unit
VERSIFICATION IN ENGLISH POETRY. METER TYPES OF FEET. Each line of
poetry may be divided into metrical units known as feet. A foot is a group of ...
The "rhyme scheme" for a given poetic form is simply a diagram showing ... Other
metric feet often encountered in English poetry are the dactyl (a unit or foot of ...
Poetry where the stressed syllables are the only syllables counted. ... A metrical
unit that can be long or short, stressed or unstressed. Originally in Classical ...