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Blues Stanza

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

A three-line stanza rhymed AAa. The second line is a variant (incremental repeton) of the first line, usually written in loose iambic pentameter. It would not at all be unusual for the complete song to be a complaint or lamentation. It’s not unusual for the lines to be broken by a cæsura, or pause, between phrases.

 
Origin: 

American

 
Schematic: 
AAa
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

3

 
See Also:  

Blues Sonnet, Complaint, Iambic Pentameter

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
 
 

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