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Spenserian sonnet

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EtymologyEdit

Named after Edmund Spenser and associated with his authorship.

NounEdit

Spenserian sonnet (plural Spenserian sonnets)

  1. A sonnet comprising of three quatrains with the latter rhyme part being carried over from one quatrain to the next, and a concluding couplet, therefore comprising a rhyme scheme of abab bcbc cdcd ee.

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