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Split Sestet

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Similar to rime coulée, but with generally shorter lines, the Split Sestet is rhymed aabaab with the "a" lines iambic trimeter and the "b" lines anapestic monometer.

 
Origin: 

American

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme: aabaab
Meter:
xX xX xX
xX xX xX
xxX
xX xX xX
xX xX xX
xxX
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

6

 
See Also:  

Anapest, Iamb, Rime Coulée, Sestet, Split Couplet

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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