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"Anapaest" ( For bottom workshop)

"Anapaest"

An anapaest:-
Also spelled anapæst or anapest, also called antidactylus.
Is a metrical foot used in formal poetry.
In classical quantitative meters it consists of:-

Two short syllables followed by a long one;

In accentual stress meters it consists of two unstressed syllables followed by one stressed syllable

It may be seen as a reversed dactyl.

Because of its length and the fact that it ends with a stressed syllable and so allows for strong rhymes, anapaest can produce a very rolling, galloping feeling verse.

This allows for long lines with a great deal of internal complexity

Well Well this is going to be fun for us see you in the padded room, but I shall go to my cave and contemplate the universe, damn a verse got in there some place.
Love you all, Yours, Ian.T

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dear Ian. Informative and simple.
Thanks for sharing...see who's studying hard these days! LoL

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Did they give a rhythm for it?

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

the rythme for anapaest is:- "da da Dum" and as they say it gives to having long lines in poetry.
I am struggling with this as the way I speak is slightly different to others and the accentuation is on other parts of the words, this happens in many countries.
The old English was a sing song type of speak, I believe this is why the old masters had little problem with the lines.
You should hear the children when they talk lol as they think talk it is a colourful experience sometimes, but that is another story..
You take care, Yours Ian

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There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

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That is helpful. I.will try tonight after the kids are in bed.

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

Think it's a good idea to start anapaest before making sure your dactyl is mastered kinda of.

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Do my scansion of my Dactyl quatrain.....I am trying to get through these exercises as timely as I can. I am a bit lost without Wesley's direction.

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

do the first line.
I shall be here checking.

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