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CARMALT - 8 basic forms of poetry

definedpoetry form
lyric poetry, a 14-line love poem sonnet
lyric poetry, Japanese 17 syllable: 5-7-5 in each of three lines haiku
lyric poetry, meditation on life and death elegy
lyric poetry, 5-line form of humorous verse usually in the rhyme pattern: aabba limerick
lyric poetry, form that marks a serious event, gives high praise, or is about noble feelings ode
narrative poetry, lengthy poem that describes an historic and/or heroic event epic
narrative poetry, short story about a particular person ballad
much like a play; dialogue has many rhymes; William Shakespeare is most famous for this type of poetry dramatic poetry
Created by: EM4CARMALT