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a category of writing in which the final product may take the deliberate use of rhythm, rhyme, and figurative language in order to express deeper feelings than those conveyed in ordinary speech
a category of written language in which the end product is developed through sentences and paragraphs
THE DESCRIPTIVE LANGUAGE USED TO RECREATE SENSORY EXPERIENCES, SET A TONE, SUGGEST EMOTIONS, AND GUIDE READERS' REACTIONS
A BROADLY DEFINED GENRE OF POETRY, WHICH RETELLS IN A CONTINUOUS NARRATIVE THE LIFE AND WORKS OF A HEROIC OR MYTHOLOGICAL PERSON OR GROUP OF PEOPLE
Made up of five lines
Has syllable pattern of 2,4,6,8,2
Each line can have a certain function
Or each line can have a certain number of words
Two lines that rhyme
Couplets can stand alone as two-line poems
They can be combined to create longer poems.
Simplest form of verse.
A picture poem
Uses letters and words to trace the movement of an object --
Or to outline the shape of an object
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