Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "Falling Meter". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=373, accessed 21 September 2020.]
Falling Meter (25 words)
Literary/ Cultural Context Note
Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
Meter which uses strong stress followed by one or more weak stresses and so creates a falling sense to the poem. See 'trochee' and 'dactyl'.373 Falling Meter 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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