32_chamra_EEG-Paper-1,Module1-4.pdf - An example of the Spenserian stanza is shown from Book I Cento I of The Faerie Queene A Gentle Knight was pricking

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32An example of the Spenserian stanza is shown from Book I, Cento I ofThe Faerie Queene.A Gentle Knight was pricking > on the plaine,a spurringY cladde in mightie armes and silver shielde,bWherein old dints of deepe wounds did remaine.aThe cruell markes of many’a bloudy fielde;bYet armes till that time did he never wield :bHis angry steede did chide his foming bitt,cAs much disdayning to the curbe to yield :bFull jolly > knight he seemd, and faire did sitt,cbraveAs one for knightly giusts > and fierce encountees fitt,cjoustsHeroic Couplet— Lines of iambic pentameter which rhyme in pairs asaa, bb, cc are called heroic couplets.Blank verse— Blank verse consists of lines composed in iambicpentameter, without any rhymes. John Milton’s Paradise Lostis composed in

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