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Sapphic Stanza

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Stanzas composed of hree sapphics and an Adonic line. Spondees can replace the trochees in lines 1 and 2 feet 2 and 5 and line 3 foot 5.

 
Origin: 

Greek

 
Schematic: 
Xx Xx Xxx Xx Xx
Xx Xx Xxx Xx Xx
Xx Xx Xxx Xx Xx
Xxx Xx
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
See Also:  

Adonics, Sapphics

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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