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Brace Octave

Type:  

Structure, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

An eight-line stanzaic form with rhyme of abbaabba or abbacddc. No requirements on meter or length. The Italian octave is a subgenre of this.

 
Origin: 

English

 
Schematic: 
abbaabba or abbacddc
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

8

 
See Also:  

Envelope Verse, In Memorium Stanza, Italian Octave

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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