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    vaironl is offline Newbie
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    Default 4 Beats per Line

    Hello forum, Vaironl here.

    I have an assignment which I can't understand at all. I have to do a boasting contest, because we read Beowulf and we now how to boasting contest ourselves.

    I am writing 10 lines only which are horrible and I don't know what to do.

    So far I only have these lines


    1. I am the great computer programmer
    2. To ever exist in this world called earth
    3. No Team of tough programmers can beat me
    4. Winning is not a prize I claim
    5. I also learn fast and learn allot
    6. Always learning new subjects
    7. My finest trait is being clever
    8. I am like Albert Einstein
    9. My fuel is of course motivation
    10. My inventions are inspirations

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    Default Re: 4 Beats per Line

    It's boastful.
    I would change allot to a lot.

    How are you marking the beats in each line?

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    Default Re: 4 Beats per Line

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's boastful.
    I would change allot to a lot.

    How are you marking the beats in each line?

    Thanks for noticing that, I just have the tendency to use words like, "allot", incorrectly.

    4 beats per line, stressed/unstressed, this is precisely the part I can't understand [at all]. I just cant find the hard pronunciation.

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    Default Re: 4 Beats per Line

    Quote Originally Posted by vaironl View Post
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    4 beats per line, stressed/unstressed, this is precisely the part I can't understand [at all]. I just cant find the hard pronunciation.
    Meaning of "four beats per line" in poetry? - Yahoo! Answers

    There you have the answer.

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