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Choliamb
also called "limping iambs" or "scazons"

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  1. Choliambic verse is a form of meter in poetry

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  2. found in both Greek and Latin poetry in the classical period

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  3. originally pioneered by the Greek lyric poet Hipponax, who wrote "lame trochaics" as well as "lame iambics"

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  4. the Latin poet Catullus provides a further example

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  5. Choliambic verse is sometimes called scazon, or "lame iambic", because it brings the reader down on the wrong "foot" by reversing the stresses of the last few beats

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