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    • SHAKESPEARE’S LANGUAGE
    • METERThe basic rhythmic structure of a poetic line,containing a regular pattern of stressed andunstressed syllables./ = stressed ˘ = unstressed
    • METER = Type of Foot + # of Feet in a Line
    • FEETA group of syllables in poetrycomprised of two or morestressed or unstressedsyllables.
    • 6 TYPES OF FEETThe primary feet are referred to using these:•Iambic: destroy (unstressed/stressed)•Anapestic: intervene(unstressed/unstressed/stressed)•Trochaic: topsy (stressed/unstressed)•Dactylic: merrily (stressed/unstressed/unstressed)The substitutive feet are referred to using these terms:•Spondaic: hum drum (stressed/stressed)•Pyrrhic: the sea/ son of/ mists (the "son of" in themiddle being unstressed/unstressed)
    • IAMBIC METERA pattern consisting of an unstressed syllablefollowed by a stressed syllable (da-DUM)Example: attempt
    • LINE LENGTHThe types of line lengths are asfollows:  One foot: Monometer  Two feet: Dimeter  Three feet: Trimeter  Four feet: Tetrameter  Five feet: Pentameter  Six feet: Hexameter  Seven feet: Heptameter
    • IAMBICPENTAMETER
    • METER = Type of Foot + # of Feet in a Line
    • BLANK VERSE
    • EXAMPLE FROM THETEMPEST (SHAKESPEARE)
    • COUPLET
    • END-STOPPED LINE
    • RUN-ON LINE
    • DRAMA TERMS
    • ASIDE
    • COMEDY
    • DRAMA
    • DRAMATIC IRONY
    • FOILExample: Katniss Everdeen & Effie Trinketin The Hunger Games
    • MONOLOGUE
    • OXYMORONJUMBO SHRIMP
    • PUNEXAMPLE:I wondered why the baseballwas getting bigger. Then it hit me.
    • SOLILOQUY
    • STAGEDIRECTIONS
    • TRAGEDY