Romeo and Juliet

What is the name of the poetic form which Shakespeare uses for the prologue? How many line are there? Mark the rhyming pattern.


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The prologue of Romeo and Juliet is a sonnet, also known as an Elizabethan  or Shakespearean sonnet.

There are 14 lines, iambic pentameter, three quatrains, and a rhyming couplet, rhyme scheme: abab, cdcd, efef, gg.


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