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Short Measure

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Quatrains rhymed abcb with line three in iambic tetrameter and the other lines in iambic trimeter.

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

4

 
See Also:  

Common Measure, Short Hymnal Stanza

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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