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Roundel

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement

 
Description: 

Accentual-syllabic with uniform line lengths except for the shorter refrain: (Ba)baB bab abaB where B is the first word or phrase from the first line and rhymes with the last word of the second line.

 
Attributed to: 

Algernon Charles Swinburne

 
Origin: 

English

 
Schematic: 
R/R: (Ba)baB bab abaB

B = Refrain that is first part of first line and rhymes with the “b” lines.
 
Line/Poem Length: 

11

 
See Also:  

Rondeau Prime

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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