Learn about Stressed Syllables a.k.a. Accented Syllables
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Poetry Bug: For some poems it is more important to count stressed syllables. Limericks are like this.
Monkey: Stressed syllables? They should relax. Ohm...
Poetry Bug: Not that type of stress. A stressed syllable is one that is spoken more forcefully that the others.
Note from Robert Pottle: "Stressed syllable" is also known as an "accented syllable."
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Poems, text, and color by: Robert Pottle
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