Learn about the Metrical Foot: Trochee
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Poetry Bug: Another type of foot is a "trochee."
Monkey: Trokey? (Trochee rhymes with monkey.)
Poetry Bug: Yes, but it is spelled T-R-O-C-H-E-E.
Poetry Bug: A trochee also has two syllables, but it is the first one that is spoken more forcefully.
Poetry Bug: Words like "happy" (hap-py) and "chorrus (cho-rus) are trochees.
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Poems, text, and color by: Robert Pottle
Line art by: Jonathan Siruno