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Writer that is famous for using meter in their prose?

  1. Nov 18, 2015 #1
    hi, I might be not explaining the question very well so in other words... IS there a writer (a famous one i mean) who writes prose that has a set meter to it? Or if not meter then a rhythm to the sentences if that makes sense?
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  3. Nov 18, 2015 #2


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    Shakespeare is the obvious example. Much of his plays (except for the dialogue of lower-class characters) were written in iambic pentameter.

    ETA: Although, one could argue that prose, by definition, is unmetered. Shakespearean plays were then written in verse.
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