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Amphibrach

Type:  

Rhythm

 
Description: 

A three-syllable rhythmic pattern with a single stressed syllable between two unstressed syllables.

 
Impressions: 

Like most triple meters in English, amphibrachic lines lend themselves to humorous verse.

 
Origin: 

Greek

 
Schematic: 
xXx
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

3

 
See Also:  

Dactyl, Light Verse

 
Status: 

Complete

 

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