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TYPES OF POETRYleft0WeddingPoetryTeenPoetryDarkPoetryRomanticPoetryAmericanPoetryEnglishPoetryRobert Frost Poetry Different Types of PoetryABC poemAlexandrine Poetry TypeAllegoryAnalogy Poetry TypeBallad PoemsBallade Poetry TypesBlank VerseBurlesque TypesCacophonyCanzone Poetry TypeCarpe diemCinquain Poetry TypeClassicism TypesConceit Poetry TypeCouplet Poetry TypeDactyl Poetry TypeDoggerelElegyEnjambmentEpic PoemsEpigramEpitaphEpithalamium FormFree VerseHaiku Poetry TypeIdyll Poetry TypesImagery PoemsIronyLay Poetry TypesLimericksLyric PoetryName PoemNarrative PoetryOdesPastoral Poetry TypeQuatrain Poetry TypeRefrain Poetry TypeRhymesRomanticism TypeSenryu Poetry TypeRhyme Royal TypeSonnetsTankaTerza rimaVerse Prose and Prose Poetry Types of Poetry - Examples of Famous PoemsAll of the different types of poetry and literary terms can be found on this site together with many examples of the different styles and kinds of poetry. Additional examples of famous different poems and poetry can be found by clicking the above links to different Examples of Dark Poetry, Examples of Romantic Poetry, Examples of Teen Poetry, Examples of English Poetry, Examples of American Poetry, Examples of Wedding Poetry and Examples of Robert Frost Poetry.Forms of Poetry and different types and examples of Literary TermsHow do you define a couplet or a Falling Meter? And what exactly is an Iambic pentameter? We have provided different definitions of poetry and literary terms together with the meaning and examples of different types of poems. Find out what is the difference between a metaphor and simile! A helpful educational resource for those taking an English test in the fifth grade or a University student studying English and American Literature. The definitions and examples of different types of poetry and poems will also provide a variety of literary terms which can be used for reference as a glossary of literary terms or a dictionary specialising in different examples and types of poem, poetry and literary terms. AlliterationAnapaest Literary TermAntithesisApostrophe Literary TermArchetype Literary TermAssonance Literary TermCaesura Literary TermConsonanceConnotation Literary TermDenotation Literary TermElision Literary TermEnvoy Literary TermEpithet Literary TermEuphonyEuphemismFalling MeterFeminine Rhyme Figure of speechFoot Literary TermHeptameterHeroic coupletHexameter Literary TermHyperboleIamb Literary TermIambic pentameterLitotes Literary TermMetaphorMeter Literary TermMeiosis Literary TermMetonymy OnomatopoeiaParadox Literary TermPentameterPersona Literary TermQuatrainRhythmRising Meter Literary TermScansion Literary TermSimileSpondee Literary TermStanzaSyntax Literary TermTetrameterTrochee Literary TermTrope Literary TermTypes of PoetryDefinition of PoetryPoetry is piece of literature written by a poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions which are expressed by the use of variety of different techniques including metaphors, similes and onomatopoeia which are explained in the above definitions and different examples. The emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the use of different techniques such as repetition, meter and rhyme are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose and explained in the above examples. Prose can be defined as ordinary speech or writing without any metrical structure. poems often make heavy use of imagery and word association to quickly convey emotions. Poetry in English and other modern European languages often use different rhyme schemes and these technique is most often seen in children's poems such as Nursery Rhymes making them easy to remember. Other examples of different types of poetry which use rhyme are limericks. Poets make use of sound in different types of poetry by employing different kinds of techniques called Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance and Euphony all of which are explained in the above examples of different types of poetry. The Structure of PoetryThe structure used in poems varies with different types of poetry. The structural elements include the line, couplet, strophe and stanza. Poets combine the use of language and a specific structure to create imaginative and expressive work. The structure used in some Poetry types are also used when considering the visual effect of a finished poem. The structure of many different types of poetry result in groups of lines on the page which enhance the poem's composition.Definitions of different Types of PoetryThere are many different types of poetry and poems. All of the lesser known types of poetry ( such as the Idyll, Senryu, Doggerel & Enjambment ) as well as the main types of poetry and poems ( such as the sonnet, Ballad, Limericks and Rhymes ) have been included in this website together with different examples. How do you define a Sonnet or Blank Verse? Each page has a definition of the genre together with the meaning, samples, examples and the rules of all different kinds and types of Poetry and poems. A helpful educational resource for those taking an English test in the fifth grade or a University student studying English and American Literature. The definitions will also provide a variety of different literary terms which can be used for reference as a glossary of literary terms or a dictionary specialising in different types and examples of poems, poetry and literary terms. Examples of Different Types of PoetryMany examples of different types of poetry have been included to illustrate the form of the poems and some of the literary terms. Examples and samples of the poetic works of famous poets such as William Shakespeare and John Keats. Read about the many different types of poetry and poems. Learn how to define a Sonnet or Blank Verse or other different types of poetry and poems. Each page has a definition of the genre together with the meaning, samples, examples and the rules of all different kinds and types of Poetry and poems. A helpful educational resource for those taking an English test University student studying English and American Literature who need to learn about different types of poetry and poems. The definitions and examples of poems will also provide a variety of literary terms which can be used for reference as a glossary or a dictionary specialising in different types of poetry, poems and literary terms. Types of Poetry Types of ABC poems - Alexandrine - Allegory - Analogy Free Examples and Types of Ballad - Ballade - Ballads - Ballades - Blank verse - Burlesque Poems Examples and Types of Cacophony - Canzone - Carpe diem - Cinquain - Classicism - Conceit - Couplet Poems Free Examples and Types of Dactyl - Doggerel - Elegy - Enjambment - Epic - Epigram - Epitaph - Epithalamium Different Examples and Types of Free verse - Haiku - Idyll - Imagery - Irony Poems Examples and Types of Lay - Limerick - Limericks - Lyrical - Name Poems - Narrative Poems - Ode - Odes Different Examples and Types of Pastoral - Quatrain - Refrain - Rhyme - Rhymes - Romanticism Poems Different Examples and Types of Senryu Poems - Sonnet - Tanka Poems - Terza rima Poems - Sonnets Free Examples and Different Types of Poetry Verse - Verses - Poetry and Poems, Teen Poems, Dark Poems, Romantic Poems, American Poems, English Poems and Robert Frost Poems Poetry RocksPoetry RocksPoetry RocksPoetry Rocks