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Lira

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Five line Spanish form with syllable counts: 7, 11, 7, 7, 11 and rhyme scheme of ababb.

 
Origin: 

Spanish

 
Schematic: 
xxxxxxa
xxxxxxxxxxb
xxxxxxa
xxxxxxb
xxxxxxxxxxb
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

5

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Cancione, Canzone

 

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