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Where Does Iambic Pentameter Come From? September 17, 2014: Oddly enough, although the term “iambic pentameter” refers to a metrical pattern written in English, the term itself originates from Greek! How does THAT work? Gretchen McCullogh of Slate [...] by

Couplets for Mistress Bradstreet?! April 17, 2012: “Heroic couplets?,” my husband Glen asked in astonishment. “Why are you writing in heroic couplets?”  Well, I answered him, half-wondering, again, the same thing myself, [...] by