Do we, as humans…have the right to take the lives of other sentient organisms…when we are not forced to do so by hunger or dietary need, but rather for the frivolous reason that we like the taste of meat? In essence, shouldn't we know better?
—Peter Cheeke
The analysis of a poem's meter. This is usually done by marking the stressed and unstressed syllables in each line and then, based on the pattern of the stresses, dividing the line into feet.