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Rhyme Royal

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Iambic pentameter septets rhymed ababbcc. This is also known as Troilus Stanza because it was used by Chaucer in Troilus and Criseyde.

 
Origin: 

Scots/English

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

7

 
See Also:  

Accentual-Syllabic Verse, Ballade Royale, Iambic Pentameter, Septet

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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