unstressed, unstressed, stressed
stressed, unstressed, unstressed
a pause caused by a foot that does not fit the meter
A term that describes a line of poetry that ends with a natural pause often indicated by a mark of punctuation.
the running on of the thought from one line, couplet, or stanza to the next without a syntactical break.
unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern
unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)
using a part of something to represent the whole thing
Sustitute name, the name of one object is substituted for that of another closely associated with it
an apparently contradictory statement that actually contains some truth
conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
a short lyric on love or nature
an extra unaccented syllable at the beginning of a line before the regular meter begins
a sad or mournful poem on a single subject
a witty saying expressing a single thought or observation
verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message
Poetic meters such as trochaic and dactylic that move or fall from a stressed to an unstressed syllable.
Poetic meters such as iambic and anapestic that move or ascend from an unstressed to a stressed syllable.