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Terzanelle

f F or A1 A1 or F
Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement

 
Description: 

Related to the villanelle and terza rima, it has several repetons as well as the villanelle refrains. The repetons are the middle lines from the previous stanza used as the last line of the middle stanzas in place of the refrains.

 
Origin: 

French/Italian

 
Schematic: 
A1
B
A2

b
C
B

c
D
C

d
E
D
















Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

3

 
Line/Poem Length: 

19

 
See Also:  

Dryden's Roundelay, Enclosed Tercet, Enclosed Triplet, Retourne, Romantic stanza, Terza Rima, Villanelle

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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