an ode consisting of several stanzas all of the same form.
Ode To The SchwaHow do I love thee? Let me count the schwas. Not exactly what Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote in Sonnet 43 . . . but we like it all the same. Why? Because it finally pays tribute to the most frequent vowel sound in English: the schwa. What is the schwa and how does it sound? Simply put, the schwa is a reduced vowel sound written as …
Compare Pindaric ode.
Also called Lesbian ode, Sapphic ode.
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British Dictionary definitions for horatian ode
an ode of several stanzas, each of the same metrical patternAlso called: Sapphic ode
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