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    what do all poems written in iambic pentameter have in common

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    An iambic foot is an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable. The rhythm can be written as:
    da DUM

    The da-DUM of a human heartbeat is the most common example of this rhythm.

    A line of iambic pentameter is five iambic feet in a row:
    da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM
    They all rhyme


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