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  • as inpoem
  • as inpoesy

synonyms for sestina

  • ballad
  • composition
  • epic
  • lyric
  • poetry
  • rhyme
  • sonnet
  • verse
  • writing
  • beat
  • creation
  • haiku
  • limerick
  • lines
  • ode
  • poesy
  • quatrain
  • rime
  • rune
  • song
  • words
  • blank verse
  • free verse
  • villanelle

antonyms for sestina

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    How to use sestina in a sentence

    That it was used and admired by Dante and Petrarch, alone gives the sestina a royal precedence over all of the other forms.
    BALLADES AND RONDEAUS, CHANTS ROYAL, SESTINAS, VILLANELLES, ETC,VARIOUS
    The sestina, a very elaborate canzonet, was invented in Provence and borrowed by the Italians.
    THE FLOURISHING OF ROMANCE AND THE RISE OF ALLEGORYGEORGE SAINTSBURY
    The common form of the sestina has six stanzas of six lines each, with a tercet at the end.
    ENGLISH VERSERAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN, PH.D.
    Naught else have I afforded you, madame, save very anciently a Sestina.
    CHIVALRYJAMES BRANCH CABELL
    From Italy have come, besides the ottava rima and the sonnet, two other metrical forms, the sestina and the terza rima.
    THE PRINCIPLES OF ENGLISH VERSIFICATIONPAULL FRANKLIN BAUM
    The sestina is composed of six 6-line stanzas and a final 3-line stanza.
    THE PRINCIPLES OF ENGLISH VERSIFICATIONPAULL FRANKLIN BAUM
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    WORDS RELATED TO SESTINA

    • ballad
    • beat
    • blank verse
    • composition
    • creation
    • epic
    • free verse
    • haiku
    • limerick
    • lines
    • lyric
    • ode
    • poesy
    • poetry
    • quatrain
    • rhyme
    • rime
    • rune
    • sestina
    • song
    • sonnet
    • verse
    • villanelle
    • words
    • writing
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