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Italian Quatrain

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

An envelope stanza (rhymed abba) in iambic pentameter. This is a form of heroic stanza.

 
Origin: 

Italian

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme: abba
Meter: xX xX xX xX xX
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
See Also:  

Bowlesian Sonnet, Envelope Stanza, Iambic Pentameter, Italian Octave, Italian Sestet, Petrarchan Sonnet

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
 
 

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