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Spondee

Type:  

Rhythm

 
Description: 

A metrical foot of two stressed or long syllables.

 
Origin: 

Greek

 
Schematic: 
XX
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

2

 
See Also:  

Classical Hendecasyllable, Classical Heroic Line, Iamb, Phyrric, Sapphics, Trochee

 
Status: 

Complete

 

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