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Triolet

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Isosyllabic, Simple

 
Description: 

A French form of eight lines where the first is also the fourth and seventh and the second is also the eighth. Lines three and five rhyme with one, and six rhymes with two. It is isosyllabic.

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
ABaAabAB

A, B = Refrains
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

8

 
Line/Poem Length: 

8

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Rondelet, Villanelle

 

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