Tag: Iambic Pentameter


10 of the Best Examples of Iambic Pentameter

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Iambic pentameter has been around in English verse for … well, almost as long as English verse itself has been around. Certainly, since the late fourteenth century when Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343-1400), arguably England’s first great poet, used iambic pentameter in his work, this […]