· Triple rhyme--
· End rhyme--
· Internal rhyme--
· Petrarchan--abba abba rhyme scheme, + cdecde or cdedce or cdccdc. The first 8 lines are the octave, which show the theme or asks the question. The sestet responds to the octave.
· English or Shakespearean--4 parts - 3 quatrains and final rhyming couplet. Rhyme scheme is usually abab cdcd efef gg. The 3 quatrains offer 3 examples of the theme, and the final couplet is the final statement, and is often an epigram.
· Ex. Storms often symbolize impending disaster
· red rose=love
· black cat=bad luck