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Double Refrain Ballade

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Isosyllabic

 
Description: 

This is a modified form of the Ballade. It has two refrains throughout instead of one, which also modifies the rhyme scheme of the envoy. This is also referred to as a Ballade with Double Refrain

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
abaBbcbC
abaBbcbC
abaBbcbC
bBcC
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

8

 
Line/Poem Length: 

28

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Ballade

 

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