Stanza

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 term "verse paragraph" is sometimes used.


From the Guide to Literary Terms by Jack Lynch.
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