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iambic pentameter
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • The roots of iambic pentameter were deeply pagan.
  • Iambic pentameter.
  • He heard the rhythms of iambic pentameter and chanting, Hieros Gamos and sacred rites, resonating with the rumble of the jet.
  • Again, in iambic pentameter.
  • For centuries, iambic pentameter had been a preferred poetic meter of outspoken literati across the globe, from the ancient Greek writer Archilochus to Shakespeare, Milton, Chaucer, and Voltaire—bold souls who chose to write their social commentaries in a meter that many of the day believed had mystical properties.

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  • It is written in iambic pentameter.
  • There are fourteen lines, I believe, all in iambic pentameter.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time

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