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What is the meter of the following line from “A Sybil” by Rilke?
“Her age became too much to say”

Im confused and cant find an answer.

Iambic pentameter

Iambic tetrameter

Trochaic pentameter

Trochaic tetrameter

asked by Anonymous
  1. Her AGE beCAME too MUCH to SAY

    This line has 8 syllables with every other one accented.

    Which of the patterns described in this site apply to your example?

    http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/88/meter.html

    posted by Ms. Sue

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