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Iamb

Type:  

Rhythm

 
Description: 

The main serious rhythm of English-language poetry. It is the basis of the English Heroic Line: iambic pentameter.

 
Schematic: 
xX
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

2

 
See Also:  

Alcaics, Alexandrine, Alexandrine Couplets, Blank Verse, Choriambics, English Heroic Line, Hymnal Stanza, Iambic Pentameter, In Memorium Stanza, Mad Song Stanza, Short Couplet, Short Sestet, Soft-Songed Tercet, Soft-Songed Triplet, Split Sestet, Spondee, Trochee

 
Status: 

Complete

 
 
 

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