different types of poetry
the initial letter of each line spells out a name, word, phrase
a songlike narative poem on adventure romance disaster or the supernatural originated in oral tradition usually fixed format ex. all of shakespeare plays
long narrative poem about the exploits of a hero ex. the odyssey
no set rhyme or pattern still uses poetic devices
non rhymed usually simple bout nature 3 lines 5 7 5 syllables
5 lines usually humor or silly lines 1 2 5 rhyme lines 3 4 rhyme and are shorter
short personally expressive not narrrative originally sung to iyre
tells story- oral tradition ex. ballads and epics
lyric of elevated style meant to glorify an object sometimes mourning loss
14 line lyric – iambic pentameter with an alternating rhyme
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