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Ballad

A long poem that tells a story-rhyme

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Dramatic monologue

Word of a single speaker- their personality

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Elegy

This is a particular type of lyric that is written to mourn the passing of something or someone

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Epic

Long poem- tells story- narrative poem

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Epitaph

Poems about the dead- on tombstone

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Epigram

Short- witty poems- announcement about something- usually written as a couplet

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Free verse

No regular pattern- experiment with words

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Lyric

Intense feeling and emotion- have rhythm and rhyme

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Narrative

A poem that tells a story

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Parody

A mockery of another piece of literature-copies style

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Pastoral

Set in the countryside- unrealistic, idealistic notion of country living

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Sonnet

14 line lyric written in iambic pentameter-follow a rigid rhyme scheme

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Ode

Lyric-written about a serious topic and is very dignified, if not stately, in tone and style