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Sidney's Double Sestina

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Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, End Word Requirement, Isosyllabic

 
Description: 

Sir Phillip Sidney wrote a double sestina where the pattern was just duplicated in verses 7-12, while his envoy had the scheme: 5/2 3/4 1/6. At least he wasn’t as dotty as Swinburne.

 
Attributed to: 

Sir Phillip Sidney

 
Origin: 

English

 
Schematic: 
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615243
364125
532614
451362
246531

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615243
364125
532614
451362
246531

Envoy: 5/2 3/4 1/6.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

6

 
Line/Poem Length: 

75

 
See Also:  

Bina, Decrina, French Rhymed Sestina, Ocarina, Quartina, Quintina, Rhymed Double Sestina,

Status: 

Incomplete

 
 
 
 

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