Iambic (21 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

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


The most common metrical foot in English poetry – a foot of two syllables, with a weak stress followed by a strong.

Editors. "Iambic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=530, accessed 24 October 2016.]