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  1. Feb 2018
    1. The word "iambic" refers to the type of foot that is used, known as the iamb, which in English is an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.

      Is there really a correct way of saying something? According to the Iambic Pentameter, there are more than a few ways of distinguishing the stressed syllable within a word. "Iambic" in particular refers to the first syllable pf a word as stressed. Well, what about those with non-similar accents? If a person from Los Angeles were to attempt to say the same word as someone from Virginia just in different accents, I ask which syllable would be stressed more than the other?