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sonnet that rhymes ababcdcdefefgg, has three quatrains and a couplet. The quatrains present a problem and the couplet makes a comment on it.
sonnet that rhymes abbaabba in the octet with some combination of cd and e in the sestet. Octet presents the problem, and the sestet resolves it.
quatrain rhyming abcb with the odd-numbered lines in iambic tetrameter and the even numbered lines in iambic trimeter.
nine-line stanza with first eight lines in iambic pentameter, and the ninth is an alexandrine, a six-foot line. Rhyme scheme is ababbcbcc.
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