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Seicinque

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

A syllabic quatrain with syllable counts per line of 6, 5, 5, and 5. Its rhyme scheme is abcb. When used for multiple stanzas, the middle two lines become refrains, so that it becomes aBCb dBCb eBCb, etc.

 
Attributed to: 

Linda Pentney

 
Schematic: 
Line schematic:

xxxxxx
xxxxx
xxxxx
xxxxx

Rhyme: abcb
Stanzaic R/R: aBCb dBCb eBCb, etc.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Examples: 

 
See Also:  

Syllabic Verse

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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