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When mapping out a poem's rhyme scheme and the poem exceeds the amount of letters in the latin alphabet what symbols does one use to continue mapping the rhyme scheme?

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asked by Andy
  1. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Try the following for Latin poetry:

    1. http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/prosody.htm

    3. (PDF file to download):
    digitalcommons.macalester.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=.

    4. http://www.the-romans.co.uk/latin.htm

    5. http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Goliardi.html

    6. (Broken Link Removed)

    Note Latin poetry never rhymes!

    Sra

    P.S. Rather than calling your post English, isn't it really Latin?

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  2. Sra, Thank you for responding.
    No, I'm talking about the Latin alphabet (i.e. ABCDEFG, etc.) Rhyme scheme operates by assigning rhyming lines to a specific letter (so something like "Comrades all, that stand and gaze,/Walk henceforth in other ways;/See my neck and save your own:/Comrades all, leave ill alone." would be abab) I'm wondering if the stanzas of a poem exceed the letter Z, what symbols are assigned to represent the scheme.

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    posted by Andy
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhyme_scheme
    Here is an excellent explanation of the term "rhyme scheme."

    Here are many others:
    http://www.google.com/search?q=rhyme+scheme&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7SUNA

    I've never had occasion to need more than the letters in our alphabet. Do you have a particular poem in mind?

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