The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables established in a line of poetry.
Unit of meter. It consists generally of one stressed and one or more unstressed syllables.
Two syllable foot with the stress on the second syllable.
Consists of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable.
Consists of three syllables with the stress on the last syllable
Contains three syllables with the stress on the first syllable.
Consists of two stressed syllables.
Consists of two unstressed syllables. Rare and found interspersed with other feet.