In a poem, each line includes four metrical feet. This creates what kind of meter?

1 Answer
Aug 18, 2017

Without knowing what type of foot, all we know is that it is tetrameter.


Usually meter is described by the type of foot, followed by the number of feet in a line. For instance, trochaic pentameter is made of five trochees per line.

A poem with four feet in a line is tetrameter.