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Iambic Pentameter

Main Entry: iambic pentameter. Part of Speech: n.

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Iambic Pentameter
Apr 13, 2009 as a PDF at scholastic.com. /scope.
iambic Pentameter
Form and Function in Iambic Pentameter
Form and Function in Iambic Pentameter. Reverend Kent Hemmen Saleska. UU Church of Minnetonka.
An Introduction to Stress and Meter
"iambic pentameter" (having five feet, with each foot tending to be a light syllable followed by heavy syllable).
poetry
dialogue in Shakespeare is in iambic pentameter, lines of five iambs, in which there is space for rich poetic adornment.

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By JM BROWN Rob Smet teaches iambic pentameter in his sophomore English class at Watsonville High School on Wednesday.
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You Make Me Iliad is primarily written and rhymed in heroic couplets using a meter based on Homer's Iliad, leaning heavily on Alexander Pope's English version of it in the 18th century with a bit of Shakespearean iambic pentameter as well.
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are given three minutes to bare their souls in front of an audience and a panel of judges, is a growing art form that involves someone - anyone - standing in front of an open mike and spilling their guts into a bucket of iambic pentameter.
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A deft lyricist with a slew of favorite friends, the emcee has a penchant for dropping the illest iambic pentameter. He also a big fan of the three w's. But now comes the true introduction: today, STS releases his full-length debut, The Illustrious.
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By Matt Patches , Hollywood.com Staff | Wednesday, August 17, 2011 While many scholarly types find the iambic pentameter of Shakespeare to be engaging and poetic, others (mostly high schoolers, believe or not) find it a tad…stuffy.

Suggested Web Resources

Iambic pentameter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iambic pentameter is a commonly used metrical line in traditional verse and verse drama.
Iambic Pentameter
The iambic pentameter is defined by its rhythm of pairing ten syllables for each line into five pairs.
Iambic Pentameter - How to Study Iambic Pentameter
Iambic pentameter is the meter that Shakespeare nearly always used when writing in verse.
Iambic pentameter | Define Iambic pentameter at Dictionary.com
Main Entry: iambic pentameter. Part of Speech: n.
Shakespeare: Iambic Pentameter, the Beat of the 16th Century
Feb 16, 2007 A short video on the what iambic pentameter is and how Shakespeare used it in his writing.

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