Does Iambic pentameter consist of 5 feet of 2 syllables, each of which is an unaccented syllable followed by an accented one?

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Jun 23, 2018



It's a verse with five metrical feet. Each one has one short syllable followed by one long syllable.
Two households, both alike in dignity.
It helps me to think of it in a rhythm, da-DAH, da-DAH, like a heartbeat.