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Common Octave

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

An octave alternating iambic tetrameter with iambic trimeter with rhyme scheme abcbabcb.

 
Schematic: 
xX xX xX xA
xX xX xB
xX xX xX xC
xX xX xB
xX xX xX xA
xX xX xB
xX xX xX xC
xX xX xB
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

8

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Accentual-Syllabic Verse, Common Measure, Hymnal Octave, Long Octave, Octave, Short Hymnal Octave, Short Octave

 

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