George asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 8 years ago

Is ABAB CDDC EFEF considered as a set rhyme scheme?

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  • 8 years ago
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    Yes it is, and below are further examples:-

    Example rhyme schemes

    Alternate rhyme: abab cdcd efef ghgh ijij...

    Ballade: Three stanzas of "ababbcbC" followed by "bcbC". (The capital letters indicate a line repeated verbatim.)

    Chant royal: Five stanzas of "ababccddedE" followed by either "ddedE" or "ccddedE". (The capital letters indicate a line repeated verbatim.)

    Cinquain: "A,B,A,B,B"

    Clerihew: "A,A,B,B"

    Couplet: "A,A", but usually occurs as "A,A, B,B C,C D,D ..."

    Enclosed rhyme (or enclosing rhyme): "ABBA"

    "Fire and Ice" stanza: "ABAABCBCB" as used in Robert Frost's poem "Fire and Ice"

    Keatsian Ode: "ABABCDECDE" used in Keat's Ode on Indolence, Ode on a Grecian Urn, and Ode to a Nightingale.

    Limerick: "AABBA"

    Monorhyme: "A,A,A,A,A...", an identical rhyme on every line, common in Latin and Arabic

    Ottava rima: "A,B,A,B,A,B,C,C"

    The Raven stanza: "ABCBBB", or "AA,B,CC,CB,B,B" when accounting for internal rhyme, as used by Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven"

    Rhyme royal: "ABABBCC"

    Rondelet: "AbAabbA"

    Rubaiyat: "AABA"

    Scottish stanza: "AAABAB", as used by Robert Burns in works such as "To a Mouse"

    Simple 4-line: "ABCB"

    Sonnet Petrarchan sonnet: "ABBA ABBA CDE CDE" or "ABBA ABBA CDC DCD"

    Shakespearean sonnet: "ABAB CDCD EFEF GG"

    Spenserian sonnet: "ABAB BCBC CDCD EE"

    Onegin stanzas: "aBaBccDDeFFeGG" with the lowercase letters representing feminine rhymes and the uppercase representing masculine rhymes, written in iambic tetrameter

    Sestina: ABCDEF FAEBDC CFDABE ECBFAD DEACFB BDFECA, the seventh stanza is a tercet where line 1 has A in it but ends with D, line 2 has B in it but ends with E, line 3 has C in it but ends with F

    Spenserian stanza: "ABABBCBCC"

    Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening form: "AABA BBCB CCDC DDDD" a modified Ruba'i stanza used by Robert Frost for the eponymous poem.

    Tanaga: traditional Tagalog tanaga is "AAAA"

    Terza rima: "ABA BCB CDC ...", ending on "YZY Z", "YZY ZZ", or "YZY ZYZ".

    Triplet: "AAA", often repeating like the couplet.

    The Road Not Taken stanza: "ABAAB" as used in Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken.

    Villanelle: A1bA2 abA1 abA2 abA1 abA2 abA1A2, where A1 and A2 are lines repeated exactly which rhyme with the a lines


  • pasco
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Abba Rhyme Scheme

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago


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