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Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement

 
Description: 

This is what happens when a kyrielle mates with a glosa: four quatrains. The second through fourth lines of the first quatrain become the first lines of the second through fourth quatrains. Octosyllabic lines.

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
Meter: xxxxxxxx
Repetition: x123 1xxx 2xxx 3xxx
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Line/Poem Length: 

16

 
See Also:  

Kyrielle, Quatern, Quatrains, Redondilla, Terzanelle

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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