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Origin of stanza
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historical usage of stanza
Stanza and strophe are often used interchangeably, but stanza is more properly used for modern rhyming poetry based on stressed versus unstressed syllables, and strophe is more properly used for ancient quantitative poetry based on the duration of syllables, especially in Greek drama. In modern poetry, a strophe is any separate section or extended movement in a poem, distinguished from a stanza in that it does not follow a regularly repeated scheme.
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The short film featured the singer delivering stanzas from British-Somali poet Warsan Shire, and celebrity cameos from the likes of Zendaya and Serena Williams.
Finally, just before the tenth stanza, a crestfallen Alvarado whispered that he was done.Boxers, Be Brave and Quit Before Your Brain Turns to Mush|Gordon Marino|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And writers seem to get it a lot, the relationship between words and page and phrase and paragraph, or stanza.The Writer and the Potter: Edmund De Waal on his New York Debut|Iain Millar|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But on January 28, on a typed draft, the final stanza is crossed out and replaced, with no hope for spring remaining.Sylvia Plath’s Darkest Sea: What an Unveiled Draft Poem Reveals|Olivia Cole|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The final stanza was the most fitting tribute I could imagine for my father.
E-book use on the iPhone exploded, with over a million downloads of the Stanza application alone.
No further hints need be offered except perhaps in regard to the last ten lines of the last stanza.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
In order to shew the riming more clearly, I have 'set back' the 3rd, 6th, and 7th lines of each stanza.
Evidently this disclaimer is a pretended one; the preceding stanza and ll.
This stanza reproduces in the sixth line the last word of the first, and in the seventh the last word of the fourth.
Like Mirèio, the poem is divided into twelve cantos, and the form of stanza employed is the same.