1st hour notes

Rhyme Schemeusing letters to identify a pattern of end rhyme in a poem

Scansion—Measuring beat in lines of poetry.

Feet—A set of syllables with a beat.

Meter—Number of feet in a line

Iamb (2 syllables) unstressed/stressed pattern. For example, today, between, or again

*Iambic Pentameter – Most important form! U / U / U / U / U /   (5 feet of iambs) Used for most blank verse and sonnets.

Blank Verse—Poetry written in iambic pentameter without rhyme.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s