End rhyme is used at the end of the lines. Thus a one-foot iambic line could be written:. In the beginning, lyric cries, folk wisdom, tales of tribal heroes, formal odes of jubilation or lamentation, religious teachings, philosophies, pseudo-sciences, histories of men, demigods, gods and peoples, developed first in the form of poetry.
Stories in verse preceded stories in prose. We feel somewhat as if we listened to a limer- ick with an extra foot or an extra line: a sense of surprise, its pleasure being doubtful. At times the whole poem forms itself within the mind, before the first word is written down.
This is called rhyming in couplets, and is indicated by 1, 1.
Here is an example:. This rule is followed no longer. Thus W.