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Iambic Pentameter

Type:  

Line

 
Description: 

Five iambic feet in a line.

 
Impressions: 

Iambic and trochaic verse are both fairly serious sounding rhythms in English.

 
Schematic: 
xX xX xX xX xX
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

2

 
Line/Poem Length: 

10

 
See Also:  

Alternating Sonnet, Ballade Royale, Blank Verse, Blues Sonnet, Blues Stanza, English Madrigal, Heroic Couplets, Heroic Rispetto, Heroic Sestet, Heroic Sonnet, Heroic Stanza, Iamb, Italian Octave, Italian Quatrain, Italian Sestet, Keatsian Ode, Ottava Rima, Pleiadic, Rhyme Royal, Scupham sonnet, Shakespearean Sonnet, Sicilian Octave, Sicilian Quatrain, Sonnet of Sonnets, Sonnet Redoubled, Spenserian Stanza, Stretched Sonnet, Terza Rima, Yeats Octave

 
Status: 

Complete

 

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