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1 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Meter Practice ***examples taken from: ses/Handbook/meter.html

2 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 1 That time of year thou mayst in me behold

3 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 1 Count the number of syllables –That time of year thou mayst in me behold 10 Look at the multi-syllable word(s) Behold Correct Pronunciation? ˘ ΄ ΄ ˘ Behold or Behold

4 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 1 That time of year thou mayst in me behold ˘ ΄ ˘ ΄ ˘ ΄ ˘ ΄ ˘ ΄ That time of year thou mayst in me behold Iambic Pentameter

5 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 2 Tell me not in mournful numbers

6 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 2 Tell me not in mournful numbers ΄ ˘ ΄ ˘ ΄ ˘ ΄ ˘ Tell me not in mournful numbers Trochaic Tetrameter

7 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 3 And the sound of a voice that is still

8 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 3 And the sound of a voice that is still ˘ ˘ ΄ ˘ ˘ ΄ ˘ ˘ ΄ And the sound of a voice that is still Anapestic Trimeter

9 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 4 This is the forest primeval, the murmuring pine and the hemlocks

10 Geschke/English III Meter Practice Example 4 ΄ ˘ ˘ ΄ ˘ ˘ ΄ ˘ ˘ This is the forest primeval, the ΄ ˘ ˘ ΄ ˘ ˘΄ ˘ murmuring pine and the hemlocks Dactylic Hexameter Catalectic


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