Couplets have an aabbcc rhyme scheme in iambic

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couplets have an aabbcc rhymescheme in iambic pentameter. That'sall the name means.Term:Ottava rimaDefinition:An 8-line stanza that goes: abababcc.
Term:AlexandrineDefinition:Iambic hexameter. The last line of aSpenserian stanza.Term:Blank verseDefinition:Unrhymed verse in iambic pentameter.Term:GeorgicDefinition:A term derived from Virgil's"Georgics." A poem about the virtuesof the farming life. Poems that dealwith people laboring in thecountryside.Term:Old English verseDefinition:Verse characterized by alliteration ineach line and a mid-line pause calleda caesura
Term:Italian SonnetDefinition:14 line poem rhyming: abbaabbacdecde. The first 8 lines are called"the octave" and the last 6 lines arecalled "the sestet." Also known at thePetrachan Sonnet.Term:CaesuraDefinition:The long pause in Old English poetryTerm:BildungsromanDefinition:Coming of age story, "a novel ofeducation" literally in German.Term:PicaresqueDefinition:An episodic novel featuring a series ofloosely connected adventures. Think:Huck Finn. Moll Flanders, by Defoe,is a rare example of a femalepicaresque.
Term:SkeltonicsDefinition:Humorous poetry that uses very shortrhymed lines and a pronouncedrhythm, made popular by JohnSkelton. The only difference between askeltonic and a doggerel is the qualityo thought expressed.Term:Spenserian VerseDefinition:9 line stanza Spencer created for"The Faerie Queene." Thefirst 8 lines are iambic pentameter, the9th, in iambicc hexameter, is analexandrine. The rhyme scheme isinterlocking and goes: ababbcbccTerm:Pathetic FallacyDefinition:Coined by John Ruskin. Refers toascribing emotion or agency toinanimate objects. Ruskin's favoriteexample is "the cruel crawlingfoam." AKA personificationTerm:LitotesDefinition:Understatement, using doublenegatives.
Term:DecorumDefinition:One of the neo-classical principles ofdrama. The relation of style to contentin the speech of dramatic characters.

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