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Literature LCC WGU10

Literature-Notes Chapter 10

ballad a form of verse to be sung or recited and characterized by its presentation of a dramatic or exiting episode in simple narrative form
blank verse Unrhymed but otherwise regular verse, usually iambic pentameter
closed form
found poetry
haiku a form of japanese poetry that gives --usually in three lines of five, seven, and five syllables-- a clear picture designed to arouse a distinct emotion ansd suggest a specific spiritual insight
limerick a form of light verse that follows a definite pattern: five anapestic lines of which the first, second, and fifth, consisting of three feet, rhyme; and the third & fourth lines, consisting of two fee, rhyme
free verse
lyric a brief subjective poem strongly marked by imagination, melody, and emotion, and creating a single, unified impression
narrative poetry a poem that tells a story
open form
ode a sigle, unified strain of exalted lyrical verse, directed to a single purpose, and dealing with one theme
prose poetry a poem printed as prose, with both margins justified (author edgar allan poe used these)
rhyme scheme the pattern in which rhyme sounds occur in a stanza
sestina one of the most difficult and complex of verse forms it consists of six six-lined stanzas and a three-lined envoy
sonnet A poem almost invariably of fourteen lines and folowing one of several set rhyme schemes (Italian/Petrapchan or English/Shakespearean types of sonnets)
triolet one of the simpler French verse forms. it consists of eight lines, the first two being repeated as the lst two and the first line recurring also as the fourth
visual poetry
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