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2 unaccented, short syllables/not used to make complete poems
The process of indicating metrical patters in poetry
4 syllable/light-light-heavy-heavy/used in ancient Greek & Latin poetry (Alcman, Alcaeus, Sappho, Anacreon, Aeschylus (Persian), Euripides (Bacchae)/linked to worship of Dionysus
Stressed then unstressed/Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary/Double, double, toil and trouble/Peter, Peter, pumpkin-eater/Song of Hiawatha
Stressed then 2 unstressed/used in Greek & Latin/Out of the cradle, endlessly rocking, Out of the mockingbird's throat, the musical shuttle (Whitman)
Unstressed then stressed/My horse! My horse! My kingdom for a horse!
Two stressed syllables/not used to make complete poems
2 unstressed then 1 stressed/Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house
The study of rhythm and meter in poetry

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