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  1. ... have more weight when you read a line aloud. As a general rule, a closed syllable (ending in a consonant sound) is more likely to be stressed than...

    8 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 30/07/2007

  2. ...a fixed set of rules about such things as rhyme scheme, meter, syllable count, etc. A tanka and a diamante are both closed forms. Limericks, haiku, and sonnets are other ...

    6 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 09/12/2010

  3. Traditional Japanese haikus are closed , but the more Westernized versions are much more liberal and...

    3 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 09/01/2012

  4. ... is this would be good with rhyme pattern and at least a consistent flow with close syllable count, if not a specific meter. Still, it's not bad to me, ...

    5 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 04/04/2014

  5. ...but being strong we shouldn't cry... sorry.. i don't know how to count syllables .. but i hope at least one of these will work for you.. if not.. then just mail me...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 23/01/2009

  6. ...the sound is short (naturally and not deliberately prolonged !) mark that syllable with a lower case "u"; where the syllable is long, mark it with...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 28/04/2008

  7. No serious English-language haiku author counts syllables . Please, look at the website ahapoetry.com to learn about what real haiku is...

    3 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 02/08/2012

  8. ... and unstressed syllables , not long and short syllables . Read Tennyson's first three... the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 21/08/2009

  9. If each line has 6 syllables , then the poem DOES have meter. It's syllabic meter, not accentual-syllabic...

    2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 28/11/2016

  10. ...the Japanese " syllables " are not the same as western syllables . Thus, 17 onji, is closer to 15 (as opposed to 17) English syllables . (That...

    6 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 11/02/2008

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