A limerick is a form of poetry in five-line, predominantly anapestic meter with a
strict rhyme ... The defining "foot" of a limerick's meter is usually the anapaest, (ta-
ta-TUM), ... I...
How many feet are in the first line of The poem Portrait by a neighbor? 3. 1
person found ... Poem containing the line to slip these earthly bounds? High
Flight by ...
A metrical foot of three syllables, two short (or unstressed) followed by one long ...
There is a caesura right after the question mark in the first line of this sonnet by ...
Anapest is a poetic device defined as a metrical foot in a line of a poem that
contains three syllables wherein the first two syllables are short and unstressed ...
A poetic line is written in metrical feet – a unit between oral pauses. It is important
... Every line of good poetry contains its music and its treasures. ... Look at this
famous first line from Walt Whitman's masterful 13-line poem, After The Sea-Ship:
The shortest line of poetry contains only one foot (monometer); one of the longest
... Sometimes the three-line stanza is so arranged that the first and third line of ...
Apr 3, 2013 ... There are two parts to the term iambic pentameter. The first part refers to the type
of poetic foot being used predominantly in the line. A poetic ...
Jul 21, 2010 ... Ordinary intelligent readers still have little patience with poems that will not ....
Even the extra unstressed syllable in the fifth foot of the first line seems ... The
word “shattering” contains an extra syllable that might or might not be ...
first paeon or the fourth paeon according as the accent comes first or last in the ...
the most liberal estimate, the poem contains twenty-eight paeons, or one in every
... certain of the feet in the longer lines lacking their light syllables, within the ...
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a line of poetry or .... "My
Last Duchess," for example, the first line is end-stopped and the second
enjambed: ... these are I think I know" contains four iambs, and is thus an iambic