iambic


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iambic

Prosody
1. (in Greek literature) denoting a type of satirical verse written in iambs
2. a metrical foot, line, or stanza of verse consisting of iambs
3. a type of ancient Greek satirical verse written in iambs
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2) This passage from Matthews's chapter on blank verse clearly escaped the professor's attention: "Blank verse, the unrhymed iambic pentameter, is the most characteristic and the most individual meter of English poetry.
The first model for the English iambic tetrameter was constructed by Gasparov in 1987.
I don't know what dandelions taste like, " Robert Lachman chimed in, "but this is definitely a Iambic.
Iambic routinely generates margins far higher than its
Though the prose simplifies Shakespeare's complex iambic pentameter verses, it does not change the spirit of the stories or soften the calamity in Shakespeare's famous tragedies.
Before I could demand that we meet to discuss our iambic pentameters, our receipt arrived and we were away.
For example, he delights in writing iambic trimeter -- a metrical form favored by Yeats, Allen Tate, and Anthony Hecht, among others -- and a few poems in that meter turn up in the earliest section of the new Collected Poems.
Michael Harper's respect of skill, work, and craftsmanship might explain his careful use and control of iambic pentameter.
The verse forms are admirably subtle, and are well identified in this edition as anapestic dimeters, Sapphic hendecasyllables, Adonics, iambic tetrameters, and the like.
It was produced by Chris Hunt at Bristol based Iambic Productions.
It's a fresh American-style spin on Iambic, deliciously fruity, tart and refreshing.
An iambic pentameter here completes one line and begins another.