In poetry, metre (meter in US spelling) is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or
lines in verse. .... The basic unit in Greek and Latin prosody is a mora, which is
defined as a single short syl...
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
(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
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; ...
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 ...
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 ...
in which a poet is working is documented as the value of ... is inherited by any
metrical unit contained within the ...
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 ...