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Definition of Pentameter
PentameterPentameter Pen*tam"e*ter, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? (see Penta-)
+ ? measure.] (Gr. & L.Pros.)
A verse of five feet.
Note: The dactylic pentameter consists of two parts separated
by a di[ae]resis. Each part consists of two dactyls and
a long syllable. The spondee may take the place of the
dactyl in the first part, but not in the second. The
elegiac distich consists of the hexameter followed by
the pentameter. --Harkness.
Pentameter Pen*tam"e*ter, a.
Having five metrical feet.
Meaning of Pentameter from wikipedia
- Iambic pentameter
(/aɪˌæmbɪk pɛnˈtæmɪtər/) is a type of metric
line used in traditional English poetry
drama. The term describes
(Ancient Gr****: πεντάμετρος, 'measuring five (feet)') is a poetic
meter. А poem is said to be written
in a particular pentameter
when the lines...
- The dactylic pentameter
is a verse-form which, in classical
Gr**** and Latin
a dactylic hexameter
to make up an elegiac
couplet. It consists...
- with stressed syllables coming
at regular intervals
(e.g. in iambic pentameters
, usually every
even-numbered syllable). Many Romance languages
- enjo**** much po****rity in English, where
the standard metre
is iambic pentameter
, English poems
- anonymous authorship
from the Jewish
liturgy.) Syllable weight Iambic pentameter
lovely". See Dies Bildnis
- tree with two branches
W and S where
W = weak and S = strong. Iambic pentameter
is one of the most commonly
Lyrics. The poem is composed
in 28 rhyming couplets
of iambic pentameter
. In the first edition
Lyrics, the poem was merely titled
- S****ey's "Ozymandias" S****ey's "Ozymandias" is a sonnet, written
in iambic pentameter
, but with an atypical rhyme scheme
(ABABACDC EDEFEF) which violates
- (1590–96). Each stanza contains
in total: eight lines
in iambic pentameter followed
by a single
'alexandrine' line in iambic
hexameter. The rhyme...
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