BLANK VERSE



QUESTION: What do you mean by Blank Verse? 

ANSWER: Blank Verse is prosody. This term is limited to unrhymed iambic pentameter. This meter has been used in Shakespeare's plays, in Melton's Paradise Lost, and in all the best dramatic poetry.
Example: [1] Come you spirits
                       That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here
                       And fill me from the crown to the toe top full
                       Of direst cruelty [Macbeth: Shakespeare]
                 [2] Why do I yield to that suggestion
                       Whose horrid image doth unfix my hair
                       And make my seated heart knock at my ribs
                       Against the use of Nature?



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