Different kinds of meter used in poetry

Iambic One Unstressed/unaccented syllable followed by one stressed/accented syllable is called iambic. (x, -) Example: the gun, that time, behold etc. Trochaic One Stressed/accented syllable followed by one unstressed/unaccented syllable is called Trochaic. (-, x) Example: deadline, numbers, tell me etc. Anapestic Two unstressed/unaccented syllables followed by one stressed/accented syllable are called Anapestic. (x, x, … Continue reading Different kinds of meter used in poetry