English

Question

What characteristics suggest that the second
example is written in blank verse?
o no rhyme, ten syllables to a line, and no
pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
no rhyme, ten syllables to a line, and pairs of
syllables in which the second syllable is
stressed
a rhyme scheme, a different number of
syllables per line, and the use of repetition
no rhyme, a different number of syllables per
line, and a pattern of stressed and unstressed
syllables

2 Answer

  • Answer:

    The second option: no rhyme, ten syllables to a line, and pairs of syllables in which the second syllable is stressed.

    Explanation:

    Blank verse poetry or prose has the following characteristics:

    • Blank verse does not rhyme.
    • Blank verse is an iambic pentamer which means that the verse, consisting of ten syllables per line, has an alternate pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
    • Blank verse has a characteristic pattern: the unstressed syllable follows the stressed one.
  • B IS CORRECT ON EDGE!!

    no rhyme, ten syllables to a line, and pairs of syllables in which the second syllable is stressed