Rhythm (Greek ‘rhythm’ = recurring motion)
Similar to beats of music.
Common English rhythmic patterns (feet) include:
Iamb (2 syllables; 2nd is accented) (most American speech is Iambic)
Trochee (2 syllables; 1st os accented)
Anapest (3 syllables; 3rd is accented) also called “galloping meter”
Dactyl (3 syllables; 1st is stressed)
Spondee (2 syllables; BOTH are stressed)
SAILING INTO CONFUSION
SAILING INTO CONFUSION (pirate rhyme) Sailing into blue Sailing into green Sailing into the unknown Into seas he’s never...