What is the struture or form of "I Find No Peace" by Sir Thomas Wyatt?

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This is a poem composed of fourteen lines, so arguably it is a sonnet. However, its structure and rhyme scheme do not quite mark it out as either a Petrarchan sonnet or its cousin, the Shakespearean sonnet. A sonnet would traditionally be divided into three sections: a section made up of eight lines, called an octave; then a section made up of six lines; and then a closing couplet. This does not quite conform—the final three lines of the poem appear to be one group, expressing one thought, so the poem is really broken up into an octave, then a set of five lines, and then a set of three.

The poem also varies from the Petrarchan sonnet form and the Shakespearean form in terms of its rhyme scheme. It rhymes ABBA, ABBA,...

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