Results for: Iambic-pentameter

In Poetry

What are lines of unrhymed iambic pentameter referred to as?

Blank verse is poetry with a regular meter but no rhyme.    Unrhymed iambic pentameter is a specific type of blank verse.  "Pentameter" means each line of poetry has 5 (MORE)

What does the term iambic pentameter mean?

Iambic pentameter is one of many meters used in poetry and drama.  It describes a particular rhythm that the words establish in each  line. That rhythm is measured in small (MORE)

How many syllables are in an iambic pentameter?

There are 10 syllables in an iambic pentameter because iambic means  the 1st syllable is not stressed but the 2nd one is stressed; kinda  of like a heart beat (da-DUM da-DUM (MORE)

What is Iambic pentameters?

Iambic pentameter is a line that has ten syllables and follows a pattern of unstressed - stressed. ex: if MUSic BE the FOOD of LOVE, play ON, (CAPS stressed, lowercase uns (MORE)
In Poetry

Example of iambic pentameter?

Examples of iambic pentameter can be found in a majority of the  plays of Shakespeare. Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet are both written  in iambic pentameter.

Who most famously uses iambic pentameter?

Iambic Pentameter is the main metre of English poetry. Almost all the major English poets use it at least some of the time. The first great poet to focus mainly on Iambic Pe (MORE)