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Quintilla

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Any octosyllabic quintet turning on two rhymes.

 
Origin: 

Spanish

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme scheme: ababa, abbab, ababb, abaab, aabab, or aabba
Line length: xxxxxxxx.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

5

 
See Also:  

English Quintet, Quintet, Redondilla, Spenserian Quintilla

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
 
 

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