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What is the final two line stanza called?

The more lines a stanza has the more varieties of rhyme and meter patterns. For example, “ottava rima” is an eight-line stanza with the specific rhyme scheme in which the first six lines have an alternating rhyme pattern and a couplet as the final two lines.

What is one line of a poem called?

Although the word for a single poetic line is verse, that term now tends to be used to signify poetic form more generally. A line break is the termination of the line of a poem and the beginning of a new line. A distinct numbered group of lines in verse is normally called a stanza.

Does a stanza have to rhyme?

A stanza is a set of lines in a poem grouped together and set apart from other stanzas in the poem either by a double space or by different indentation. In some poems stanzas have regular meter and rhyme, though this is by no means a requirement for all stanzas in poetry.

What words are being personified?

Common Personification Examples

  • Lightning danced across the sky.
  • The wind howled in the night.
  • The car complained as the key was roughly turned in its ignition.
  • Rita heard the last piece of pie calling her name.
  • My alarm clock yells at me to get out of bed every morning.

How many lines is 4 stanzas?

A four line stanza is a quatrain, and a five line stanza is a quintet. Two other common lengths are a sestet, six lines; and an octave, eight lines. For instance, you might break a fourteen line poem into three quatrains and a couplet, or into an octave and a sestet.

What is a 9 line stanza called?

Spenserian stanza

What kind of poem has 9 lines?

nonet

What is a stanza with 10 lines called?

Nine-line stanza (for example ababbcbcc, it is Spenserian stanza) Ten-line stanza (for example ababccdeed)

Can a stanza have 8 lines?

An 8-line stanza of any kind is called an octave (or occasionally an octet). The word octave is also used for the first 8 lines of a sonnet.