What are iambic feet?

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Nov 18, 2016

An explanation below.


Iambic Feet in poetry are word(s), that contains two-to-three syllables that cause stress and a lesser amount of stress to the other syllable. Iambic feet are often used to add strength and boldness to the work. It is usually a weak syllable that is promptly followed by a stronger one. They are common in poetry and drama, as an example, William Shakespeare used them quite often in his sonnets. Hope this helped!