Chap 10:Forms and Characteristics of Poetry
|Free verse ||: Open form poetry. No rules
||A japanese poetic form consisting of three unrhymed lines. In japanese these lines consist of a specific pattern of sound units called on that are similar to but not the same as English syllables. Typically there are 17 on patterned as follows: 5-7-5|
|Limerick ||: A five-line poem with a fixed rhyme scheme that is usually humorous or nonsensical in nature.
||: A verse form often set to music|
||: A verse form with lyric language praising an inspirational person or object|
||: A brief, imaginative, and melodic poem conveying one main idea or impression. |
||: A poem consisting of eight rhymed lines. |
|Sestina ||: Poem containing six six-line stanzas and closing with a tercet: the last words in each of the first six lines are repeating in the folowing sestets in a set pattern.
|Villanelle ||: A poem containing five tercets and closing with a quatrain: the first and third lines of a villanelle are repeating in a set pattern throughout the poem.
||: A form of poetry framed around a narrative and containing fictional elements like characterization and plot|
|Blank verse ||: A form of poetry consisting of unrhymed iambic pentameter.
||: Poetic verse delivered, without authorial narration, by a character on stage to an audience. |
||: a form of poetry that relies on the language of prose and is read like poetry. |
||: A form of poetry where words are arranged to create a visual and artful effect. |
|Found Poetry ||: A form of poetry where text of an original "found" source is rearranged to create a poetic effect.
||: Concerns forms that follow specified rules and structures. |
|Open form ||: forms that do not adhere to pre-established rules and structures.
||: A lengthy narrative poem that concerns heroic adventures and events. |
|Sonnet ||: Short poem, address less magnificent pursuits and exploits. Main defining qualities are a standard length of 14 lines and the use of a set rhyme scheme and structure.
|Rhyme Scheme ||: A repeating pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem.