Iambic Pentameter—Lite

Robin Williams • i Read Shakespeare • International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe

Coming soon: Iambic Pentameter Lite is a simple and effective introduction to the thrill of Shakespeare's verse form. Learn how to use “iambic pentameter" in a sentence, sprinkle it into dinner conversation, recognize it on the page, and understand why it's important.

This free course provides just the very basics of iambic pentameter so at least you know what it is and that it's not scary!

If you want to dive in a little bit deeper and learn more about the differences between blank verse and rhymed verse and prose and what Shakespeare is telling you (and the actor) by using these different forms, try the $5 short course on The Wild Thrill of Iambic Pentameter.