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Short Octave

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

An octave of iambic tetrameter (lines 3 and 7) with iambic trimeter (lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8) with rhyme scheme abcbabcb.

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

8

 
See Also:  

Common Octave, Octave, Short Hymnal Octave

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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