huitain


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huitain

(wiːˈteɪn)
n
(Poetry) a French verse form of eight lines or sets of lines of 8 or 10 syllables rhyming ababbcbc or abbaacac
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scavoir" dont il pretendait se depouiller dans le huitain initial.
Dans le contexte du huitain LXV, le jeune poete Villon, enrole au debut parmi les Chantres d'Amour, denoncera comme suit, tout en paraphrasant, les manigances de la fausse Amie: << Intrigues, pieges, lacs d'amours, sortileges, suggestion subliminale, langage secret ...
Le fait que je signale couvre la sequence du Pet au Deable, dont la grille est ancree, je souligne, surtout par les huitains LXVII-LXVIII (les vers 689-704 du Testament), surmontes par celle du huitain LXIX, (vs.
As the first French Petrarchan imitator to compose an entire sequence of love poems dedicated to a single unattainable woman, Maurice Sceve fervently embraces in his dedicatory huitain to the Delie (1544) the mistrust of desire and identification with errore defining the Canzoniere's lyric speaker; yet at the same time, he explicitly invokes a positive course of purgation eventually fulfilled by his own speaker in the final ten-line dizain of this long volume.
(4) Sceve's Delie, published five years earlier, was composed exclusively of 449 dizains, or ten-line poems, plus the dedicatory huitain (eight-line poem).
Free-verse forms of course hold sway, but there are also gentle, smiling pastiches centered on the huitain or the six-syllable line.
(Even that number is insufficient, as is 450, if one counts the liminary huitain.) Each dizain is a mere fragment of the lover's discourse, shreds or splinters that never add up to more than a large network of smaller fragments.
Marnef titled many of the poems "Chanson," "Chant," and "Huitain." Poems by these titles are often followed by another poem of the same form with the title "Un autre" (see Fig.
Coppee"), (15) et n'hesitent pas, quelquefois, a le mettre en scene dans des formes de confessions onanistes entretenant peu de rapports avec la production du sujet raille (ainsi du huitain "Remembrances," signe "Fs Coppee" par Verlaine, qui joint son monogramme a ce faux autoportrait).