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Strambotto (Tuscan)

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Stanzas of 6 or 8 hendecasyllabic lines rhymed ababccdd (preferred), abababcc, aabbccdd, ababcc, ababab, or aabbcc. Usually is lyrical and sentimental or amorous.

 
Origin: 

Italian

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme:
ababccdd (preferred),
abababcc,
aabbccdd,
ababcc,
ababab, or
aabbcc

Meter: xxxxxxxxxxx
 
See Also:  

Octave, Rispetto, Sestet, Strambotto (Sicilian)

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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