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Bowlesian Sonnet

Type:  

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

 
Description: 

An English-style sonnet in that it is three quatrains and a heroic couplet, but the quatrains are Italian rather than Sicilian in their rhyme schemes. Pivot somewhere between the ninth and thirteenth line.

 
Attributed to: 

Lisle Bowles

 
Origin: 

England

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme: abba cddc effe gg
Pivot: 9-13
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

14

 
Line/Poem Length: 

14

 
See Also:  

Envelope Sonnet, Envelope Stanza, Italian Quatrain, Petrarchan Sonnet, Shakespearean Sonnet, Sonnet

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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