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Hymnal Stanza

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

An iambic stanza form similar to ballad measure. It is a quatrain in alternating iambic tetrameter and trimeter with rhyme scheme abab. A slight variation on Common Measure.

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

4

 
Examples: 

 
See Also:  

Common Measure, Curtal Long Hymnal Stanza, Fourteeners, Hymnal Octave, Iamb, Kyrielle Hymn, Long Hymnal Octave, Long Hymnal Stanza, Quatrains, Short Hymnal Stanza

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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