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Stanza Patterns - Identify Characteristics
Identify the stanza pattern by the characteristic. For Dr. Stephensons Victorian Lit class at UTB.
aba, bcb, cdc...
Chaucerian stanza, or rhyme royal
Irregular sonnet, one example
Sonnet with three problem quatrains and and one commenting couplet
Sonnet with one problem octet and one solving sestet
Last sestet in sonnet has variation of c,d, and e rhymes.
Sonnet with any rhyme scheme
Nine-line stanza: eight lines in iambic pentameter, last line in six-foot alexandrine
Odd lines iambic tetrameter, even lines iambic trimeter
Interlocking tercet rhymes
Lines 1,2, 3 and 5 are tetrameter, and lines 4 and 6 are dimeter.