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Rhyme Scheme & Meter

Here is the rhyme scheme and meter of the poem "We Wear the Mask" by PL... pretty simple.



Rhyme Scheme:

a

a

b

b

c

 

d

d

e

f

 

g

g

h

h

i

j


Meter:
 
8
 
8
 
8
 
8
 
9
 
 
8
 
8
 
8
 
4
 
 
8
 
8
 
8
 
8
 
8
 
4


Poetic Form: Conventional - having a specific rhyme scheme and meter.
Type: Elegy - a work written in elegic couplets with a sad or mournful tone.
 
 
There are no credits for this material. Submitted by Cyndee D.