|Iamb or Iambus, Iambic|
Consisting of two syllables, a short or unaccented syllable followed by a long or accented syllable, the iamb is the most common metrical foot.
The rhythmical or metrical stress placed on a syllable. An ictus is ussually represented by [´].
A short poem containing imagery of a happy country life. Another name is pastoral.
Elements in literature used to evoke mental images of the visual sense, and somtimes of sensation and emotion as well.
In verse, an improviser, usually extemporaneously.
Often called middle or leonine rhyme, a rhyme occurring in mid-line.
A metrical foot of four syllables, either two long syllables followed by two short syllables, called greater ionic, or two short syllables followed by two long syllables called lesser ionic.