Spondee (19 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.


A metrical foot of two stressed syllables which is used to vary other feet, such as iambs or trochees.

Editors. "Spondee". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1035, accessed 22 October 2016.]