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iamb
unstressed - stressed
trochee
stressed - unstressed
spondee
stressed - stressed
pyrrhic
unstressed - unstressed
anapest
unstressed - unstressed - stressed
dactyl
stressed - unstressed - unstressed
"destroy"
iamb
de-STROY
"unit"
trochee
U-nit
"hum drum"
spondee
HUM DRUM
"when the" blood creeps
pyrrhic
when the BLOOD CREEPS
"intervene"
anapest
in-ter-VENE
"washington"
dactyl
WASH-ing-ton
monometer
one foot
dimeter
two feet
trimeter
three feet
tetrameter
four feet
pentameter
five feet
hexameter
six feet
heptameter
seven feet
octameter
eight feet
blank verse
unrhymed iambic pentameter
free verse
poetry written without structuring meter, with lines of different widths, which does not rhyme in any regular way
couplet
a pair of rhyming lines
tercet
a stanza of three lines
quatrain
a stanza of four lines
What are the most common rhyme schemes for quatrains?
abab

or

abcb
What do you call quatrains that alternate between tetrameter and trimeter lines?
ballad stanza
rime royal
a seven-line iambic pentameter stanza

ababbcc
ottava rima
an eight-line iambic pentameter stanza

abababcc
Spenserian
a nine-line iambic pentameter stanza where the last line is in iambic hexameter

ababbcbcc
alexandrine
a line in iambic hexameter

it's common to have a caesura between the sixth and seventh syllables
sonnet
a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem
Petrarchan sonnet
has an ocatve and a sestet

octave:
abbaabba

sestet:
cdecde
cdcdee
octave
an eight-line division in a Petrarchan sonnet

octave precedes sestet
sestet
a six-line division in a Petrarchan sonnet

octave precedes sestet
Shakespearean sonnet
fourteen-line poem that has three quatrains with a rhyming couplet at the end

abab
cdcd
efef
gg