This question is based on General Literary Principles and Appreciation.
A stanza of three lines linked by rhyme is generally called a
A stanza of three lines linked by rhyme is generally called a tercet. The tercet is a common stanza form in poetry and is often used to create a sense of unity and completeness within a poem. The lines in a tercet may be linked by a variety of rhyme schemes, including the popular AAA and ABA patterns. The tercet is often used in sonnets and other formal poems, as well as in more informal poetic styles.