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Split Couplet

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Rhymed two line form with the first line in iambic pentameter and the second in iambic dimeter. One variation has it with iambic monometer and iambic trimeter. We’re sure that just about any rhymed couplets of consistently unequal lines will fall into this category.

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme: aa bb cc, etc.

Meter:
xX xX xX xX xX
xX xX

or

xX
xX xX xX
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

2

 
See Also:  

Côte, Couplets, Rime Coulée, Split Sestet

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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