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pair of lines of meter in poetry; usually consists of two lines that rhyme and have the same meter
structured 39 line poem consisting of six six-line stanzas followed by an envoi of three lines
19-line poem with two rhyme sounds; first and third lines of the first stanza are rhyming refrains that alternate as the third line in each successive stanza and form a couplet at the close;
a metrical foot in poetry that has an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable, as in the word protect
a figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent or imaginary person, or some abstraction
a type of poem written in quatrains that usually has a refrain that is meant to be sung and is both lyric and narrative in nature
a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
describes a line of poetry in which the sense and grammatical construction continues on to the next line
a poem usually addressed to a particular person, object or event that has stimulated deep and noble feelings in the poet
end stopped lines
lines in which both the grammatical structure and the sense reach completion at the end
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