A heroic couplet
is a pair of rhyming lines written in iambic pentameter
. An example of a heroic couplet is shown below.Ouch!A toothache is an awful, horrid pain,
So let us thank the Lord for Novocain.(Copyright 2010 by Douglas Twitchell)
Heroic couplets are a nice way to bring a poem to a dramatic conclusion. Elizabethan Sonnets
end with a heroic couplet.Copyright 2010 Douglas. All rights reserved. FifteenMinutesOfFiction.com has been granted non-exclusive rights to display this work. For permission to reprint this item, please contact the author.
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