English Examples of Stress and Unstressed Syllables/feet in poetry

Dactyl example

General meter and rhyme

Example of Iambic Tetrameter(short unaccented syllable +long, accented syllable in each foot) 8 syllables/4 feet (tetrameter)
Amazing Grace! How sweet the sound(Now say it aloud and understand why)First, count syllables Then break into feet and accent/unaccentedAmazing = short uncap, long acc, short accGrace =long, accentedHow=short uncapSweet=long accthe=short uncapsound= long acc

Example of Iambic Pentameter(unaccented, accented) 10 syllables/5 feet (Pentameter)
But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks?

Example of Iambic Trimeterunaccented, accented feet6 syllables/3 feet (trimeter)
I love the laughing gale

Example of Iambic Tetrameter
Come live with me and be my love

Example of Trochaic Tetrameter
Through the tranquil air of morning

Example of Iambic Tetrameter
We passed the school where children played

anapestic tetrameter2 short, unstressed followed by a stressed syllable8 syllables/4 feet (tetrameter)
And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold

Dactylic Hexameterlong accented, 2 short unaccented syllables12 syllables/6feet (hexameter)
This is the forest primeval, the murmurring pines and the hemlocks

Trochaic Tetrameteraccented, unaccented8 syllables, 4 feet (tetrameter)
Double double toil and trouble