Falling Meter (25 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

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Context

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'.

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Editors. "Falling Meter". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=373, accessed 22 October 2017.]

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