How to find poetic meter. A very brief introduction to poetic meter and how to go about finding it.
Further reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scansion
Image with common meters and feet: http://imgur.com/QqfsvsX
The image at the end which has Trochees should read "/x" NOT "/u". The 'u' is another way to note unstressed syllables, but in the interest of keeping things consistent I should probably have simply used the x.
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