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Monotetra

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Momo-rhymed tetrameter quatrains with a half-line repeton in the fourth line of each quatrain, making the last line a repeated dimeter phrase that rhymes with the other lines.

 
Attributed to: 

Michael Walker

 
Schematic: 
Meter: xX xX xX xX,
Xx Xx Xx Xx,
Xxx Xxx Xxx Xxx,
or similar tetrameter.

Rhyme: aaaa bbbb cccc, etc.

Example in iambic:

xX xX xX xA
xX xX xX xA
xX xX xX xA
rR rA rR rA

Where “rR rA” is the repeton repeated in the fourth line.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Reference: 

Reference Link

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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