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Ballade Royale

Type:  

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

 
Description: 

This is a variant of the ballade using rhyme royal stanzas with four full stanzas rather than the half-stanza envoy. It will usually be written in lines of iambic pentameter, but always should be isosyllabic lines.

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme and Repetition: ababbcC ababbcC ababbcC ababbcC

“C” is a refrain.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

7

 
Line/Poem Length: 

28

 
Reference: 

Reference Link

 
See Also:  

Accentual-Syllabic Verse, Ballade, Iambic Pentameter, Rhyme Royal

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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