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Jul 8, 2014 ... Poetry Glossary - An introduction to poetic terms and devices. ... literal meaning: limited to the simplest, ordinary, most obvious meaning ... anapestic (anapest): a metrical foot containing three syllables—the first two are ...

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Feb 22, 2009 ... As is the habit with most poets , when young they will try to master the game ... Trochaic feet are in red, Spondees are purple, Anapests are blue, and ... To me, given that only 2 out of the 20 feet are variant metrical feet (and the .... poem does indeed go behind his own favored aphorism [Something there is ...

www.poetryfoundation.org/resources/learning/glossary-terms/detail/anapest

A metrical foot consisting of two unaccented syllables followed by an accented syllable. The words “underfoot” and “overcome” are anapestic. Lord Byron's “The  ...

www.teachervision.com/poetry/poetry-terms-glossary

In the word poetry, the accent (or stress) falls on the first syllable. ... Anapest A metrical foot of three syllables, two short (or unstressed) followed by one long ... Two of the most famous epic poems are the Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer, which tell .... favored feeling over reason and placed great emphasis on the subjective, ...

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The meters most commonly used in children's picture books are iambic ... Anapestic Tetrameter is made up of a specific type of Metrical Foot called an Anapest.

www.poeticbyway.com/glossary2.html

Feb 14, 2017 ... In words of two or more syllables, one syllable is almost invariably stressed .... ANAPEST, ANAPESTIC: A metrical foot with two short or unaccented .... The plot is the dominant element, dealing with a single crucial episode, ... to the 16th century and was favored by many poets, including Francois Villon, for ...

www.britannica.com/art/trochee

Metrical foot consisting of one long syllable (as in classical verse) or stressed syllable (as in ... poetry. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. See Article History ... ´dai|˘ly; the anapest, two unstressed syllables followed by a stressed syllable, as in. ... More about trochee ... The American writer Gertrude Stein, for.

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In poetic meter , a trochee , choree , or choreus , is a metrical foot consisting of a stressed ... Even so, the dominant foot throughout the poem is the trochee. .... The most common feet in English are the iamb , trochee , dactyl , and anapest . ..... Use in prose The paeon (particularly the first and fourth) was favored by ancient ...

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The masque as a performance grew out of medieval plays, but it was more spectacle than ..... to create perfect meter in the manner later favored by neoclassical poets. ... Anapestic (the noun is "anapest") two light syllables followed by a stressed ... When a poet uses metrical substitution to replace the first entire foot with a ...