Poetic metre

IB English A Literature: Poetic metre

Furthermore, metre describes the way in which poetry particularly uses particular sounds in order to generate rhythm - a beat, just like music. The language of literature is interested in the essence of how meaning is constructed in this way, and poetry in particular plays with sound and rhythm in its presentation of meaning. Considerably more detail about this is found in the website section on Paper 1 - the Unseen...

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