Sentence Examples


  • The poem is in the form of rhyming pentameter couplets, sometimes called heroic couplets, the favorite poetic form of the eighteenth century.
  • All the dialog, which Potter wrote, is in rhyming iambic pentameter, apart from a few direct declarations with eight syllables.
  • The meter is basically iambic pentameter with variations, and incorporating a number of breaks within the line (caesura).
  • All the dialog, which Potter wrote, is in rhyming iambic pentameter, apart from a few direct declarations with eight syllables.
  • Must it rhyme, must it follow iambic pentameter; must every object be described through a metaphor?

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