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jamesjiao
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Gidday to all,

Can anyone explain to me how an Alexandrine is constructed? Has any poet ever used this verse structure? and what exactly is a Caesura?

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http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Terms/alexandrine.html

Maybe this link will answer your questions, James.
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Man, it took me a while to find my way into the workshop.

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