Meaning Stanza
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A grouping of lines separated from others in a poem. In modern free verse, the stanza, like a prose paragraph, can be used to mark a shift in mood, time, or thought.
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"group of rhymed verse lines," 1580s, from Italian stanza "verse of a poem," originally "standing, stopping place," from Vulgar Latin *stantia "a stanza of verse,&qu [..]
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noun verse noun stave
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part of a poem, marked by a certain number of lines or syllables.
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An arrangement of lines of verse in a pattern usually repeated throughout the poem. Typically, each stanza has a fixed number of verses or lines, a prevailing meter, and a consistent rhyme scheme. A s [..]
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When a poem is divided into groups of lines, often with a regular pattern, these groups are known as stanzas or verses. See Also: Poetry; Prosody
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A group of lines within a poem, similar to a verse in a song. In some poems, stanzas may be of a standard length. The length of a stanza can vary. Stanzas provide a structure which may be predictable (helps meaning), contribute to the pace and rhythm of a poem and emphasise a stage in the poem (like a paragraph in prose).
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n. A group of rimed lines, usually forming one of a series of similar divisions in a poem.
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A stanza is a group of verses. Common stanza forms are quatrains, terza rima, rime royal, and the sonnet. Where the form of the stanza is entirely irregular and the lengths of the stanzas vary, the te [..]
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A division or unit of a poem that is repeated in the same form--either with similar or identical patterns or rhyme and meter
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a section of a poem, marked by extra line spacing before and after, that often has a single pattern of meter and/or rhyme. Conventional stanza types include ballad stanza, Spenserian stanza, ottava ri [..]
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'A group of lines of verse (usually not less than four), arranged according to a definite scheme which regulates the number of lines, the metre, and (in rhymed poetry) the sequence of rhymes; nor [..]
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In poetry, a stanza is a unit within a larger poem. In modern poetry, the term is often equivalent with strophe; in popular vocal music, a stanza is typically referred to as a "verse&quot [..]
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 In poetry, stanza refers to a grouping of lines, set off by a space, that usually has a set pattern of meter and rhyme. See also line, meter, rhyme.
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 – a group of lines generally completing an idea
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 unit of a poem often repeated in the same form throughout a poem; a unit of poetic lines (“verse paragraph”)
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group of lines forming a unit in a poem
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the blocks of lines into which a poem is divided, forming a definite pattern
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A grouping of two or more verse lines which may be defined by the number of lines, line length, metrical form, and/or rhyme scheme.
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A section of a poem, preceded and followed by an extra line space.
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One or more lines that make up the basic units of a poem - separated from each other by spacing.Over the centuries Greek, Roman, French, Italian, English, German and Japanese poets have evolved a [..]
Source: poetsgraves.co.uk

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(n) a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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 – a verse of a song
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In vocal works, poetic units two lines or longer of equal length and accent pattern, often sung to the same music.
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(1) in a match, a set of boards played as a unit, after which scores are commpared
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a multi-line unit of poetic composition that may be a complete syntactic/logical unit, standing alone, such a complete unit functioning as part of a longer poem, loosely corresponding to a verse & [..]
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A unit of a poem, written or printed as a paragraph; equivalent to a verse. (architecture) An apartment or division in a building. (computing) An XML element which acts as bas [..]
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Think of these guys as poetic paragraphs. A stanza is a division within a poem where a group of lines are formed into a unit. The word stanza comes from the Italian word for "room." Just lik [..]
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A group of lines in a poem, or
A verse in a poem.
anonymous - 4 September 2020


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