introverted quatrain


introverted quatrain

a quatrain having an enclosed rhyme. An example of an introverted quatrain is the In Memoriam stanza (named for the poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson), which has an abba rhyme scheme. An introverted stanza may also be called an envelope

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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