In Middle and Modern English poetry the refrain is much more extensively employed.
By itself the Alexandrine has not often been employed in Modern English.
In Modern English stanzas of this kind, consisting of Septenary verses, are of rare occurrence.
These three types are common to Middle and Modern English poetry.
This metre continued to be very popular in Middle and Modern English poetry, and is still extensively used.
The same applies to the relation between Old and Modern English.
The preterite subjunctive is often expressed by should and would with an infinitive, as in Modern English.
Modern English criticism is sometimes reproached with being a little too heavy.
One of the most important Modern English stanzas is the Spenserian, so called after its inventor.
The harmony or consonance of the unlike vowels is hardly perceptible in Modern English and does not count as alliteration.