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Classical Hendecasyllable

Type:  

Line, Metrical Requirement

 
Description: 

This is a trochee, a dactyl, and three trochees. The first and last trochees can be spondees.

 
Origin: 

Greek

 
Schematic: 
XX Xxx Xx Xx XX or
 Xx Xxx Xx Xx Xx
 
Line/Poem Length: 

11

 
See Also:  

Accentual-Syllabic Verse, Classical Pentameter, Dactyl, Quantitative Verse, Spondee, Strambotto (Sicilian), Trochee

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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