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Italian Madrigal

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement

 
Description: 

A love song written in either seven or eight-syllable lines made up of two or three triplets followed by one or two rhyming couplets. There is no set rhyme scheme for the triplets.

 
Origin: 

Italian

 
Schematic: 
A sample schematic: aba bcb cdc dd ee
 
See Also:  

English Madrigal, Madrigal, Syllabic Verse

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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