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Lyric Poetry

-short verse stressing over emotional story

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Narrative Poetry

-verse that tells a story
-example: a ballad

3

Epic Poetry

-long story in verse

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Canto

-division of a long poem, like chapter to novel

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English Sonnet

-fourteen line poem with three quatrains and a couplet

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Italian Sonnet

-fourteen line poem with an octave and sestet

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Epigram

-witty poem or saying

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Epitaph

-memorial poem

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Enjambment

-running over of a sentence from one line or stanza to another

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Refrain

-repetition of line or phrase at regular intervals (like chorus)