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Spenserian Quintilla

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Four octosyllabic lines with an ending alexandrine with a rhyme pattern of abacc. Used by Howard Nemerov. Possibly named such by Miller Williams.

 
Attributed to: 

Howard Nemerov

 
Origin: 

American

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme: abacc
Meter:
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Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

5

 
See Also:  

Quintilla, Redondilla, Spenserian Stanza, Syllabic Verse

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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