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Flashcards in Sub-Genres Deck (6)
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1

Narrative

Tells a story

2

Lyric

Music

3

Free verse

No rhyme, rhythm, or format

4

Blank verse

Iambic pentameter, no rhyme

5

Haiku

Japanese poem about nature
Unrhymed, 3 lines (5,7,5)

Line 1: 5 syllables
Line 2: 7 syllables
Line 3: 5 syllables

6

Sonnet

Old, like Shakespeare
14 lines
Rhyme scheme: abab, cdcd, efef, gg
Iambic pentameter