Encyclopedia > Iamb

  Article Content

Iamb

An iamb is a metrical foot used in formal poetry. It consists of a short (unstressed) syllable followed by a long[?] (stressed) one.

The iambic pentameter is one of the most powerful measures in English poetry.

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

--Tennyson



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Kuru Kuru Kururin

... is a game for the Game Boy Advance. The player controls a slowly spinning stick and must get it through a series of mazes without touching the walls - but it rotates ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 30.8 ms