Even so, several of them do not really belong to the series; composed in stanza forms, they are selected from his earlier poems and here pressed into service, and on the average they are less excellent than those which he wrote for their present places (in the rimed pentameter couplet that he adopted from the French).
His stanza combinations reproduce all the well-proportioned grace of his French models, and to the pentameter riming couplet of his later work he gives the perfect ease and metrical variety which match the fluent thought.
Your stool limps like one of Martial's distiches; it has one hexameter leg and one pentameter
It follows a fourth series that included an episode written eS ntirely in iambic pentameter
and a murder mystery told in reverse chronological order.
Whitman pushed past the standard pentameter
line but not so far as to lose the gravitational pull of the standard ten syllables.
An iambic pentameter
here completes one line and begins another.
He uses the form of unrhymed pentameter
in paragraph-like stanzas.
is a fairly precise form; so much so that the inclusion of just one word (in the above case, 'just') can throw off the beat.
Its pulsing pentameter
sustains the voice of a marvelously vivid character, alternately eerie and moving.
The twist that makes it both interesting (and maddening for some) is that the story is retold in iambic pentameter
, the type of verse in which Shakespeare wrote his plays.
The result is a fun retelling that will appeal to Star Wars buffs and Shakespeare students alike: a fun reimagined tale told in iambic pentameter
that takes Luke, Han, R2D2 and more and sets their concerns and personalities to ancient language.
SHAKESPEARE can be confusing at the best of times with cross-dressing characters, olde English and iambic pentameter
but the RSC - that is Reduced Shakespeare Company - aim to make everything easier.