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poetry's form

ASSAALAMUALAIKUM WARAHMATULLAHI WABARAKAATUH AHLAN WASAHLAN WA MARHABAN BIKUM. 

POETRY’S FORM 
There is no one way to write a poem. In fact, there are many ways, and many different
forms! Sometimes it is the meter of the poem that gives you the form, sometimes it’s the
content, and sometimes it is the organization of it.

Stanza 
A group of lines in a poem. A stanza is similar to the paragraph.

Quatrain 
A stanza of four lines

Couplet 
A stanza of two lines

Ballad 
A ballad is a poem that usually tells a story that is similar to a folktale. It is often written
in quatrains, and usually in lines that are iambic trimeter.

Elegy 
A poem that is sad and thoughtful, and often said in lament of a person who has died.

Epic
A long narrative poem

Lyric 
A poem that express the personal mood, feeling, or meditation of a single speaker.

Narrative  
A poem that tells a story

Sonnet 
In general, sonnets have 14 lines. However, there are many different types of sonnets.


 

6 comments:

  1. meh ajar cik may apeaking..;p

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  2. hurmm..teringat masa belajar di tingkatan 1..poem yg best masa tu
    ' The Dead Crow '

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  3. @CIK MAY adess,, rasa macam tak layak lagi je,, hehe

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  4. @NAL best sangat poem tu,, nak wat entry la pasl tu nanti :D

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  5. @NAL best sangat poem tu,, nak wat entry la pasl tu nanti :D

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