In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We are still writing sonnets, villanelles, sestinas, even pantoums and triolets, ballades and rondels, as well as inventing ‘nonce’ forms to suit our uses.
- The forms I choose for my poems can be found in contemporary American poetry: prose poems, free verse, couplets, sonnets, found texts, and direct narratives.
- These lines are in fact the final couplets from five sonnets in Benson's 1640 edition of Shakespeare's poems.
- What about writing sonnets and sestinas and villanelles?
- Cook's first collection presents a series of experiments with formal structures; standard sonnets, quatrains, and the more recently standard haiku and ghazal as well.
- Because the sonnet's formal structure was so well defined, its popularity as a form risked obscuring the boundary between true art and simple workmanship.
- Another Milton scholar present announced that while rhyme was no ornament to verse, the return of odes and sonnets was inevitable.
- The poems being compared are sonnets, and this formal choice deserves attention.
- And unlike the elegies the sonnets are predominantly poems of invocation, apostrophe and direct address, he writes.
- The biography then turns to extra-familial influences, including Surrey's friendship with Henry Fitzroy, the Earl of Richmond, for whom he would invent the English sonnet in his Windsor elegies.
- There are varied poetic forms, including narratives, jazz poems, slam poems, sestina, haiku, couplets and sonnets.
- Wroth highlights and intensifies the complex, highly-structured nature of the corona by composing it of fourteen sonnets, mirroring the fourteen lines of the sonnet itself.
- Fascinated throughout his career by venerable poetic fixed forms such as the sonnet, the triolet, and the Malayan pantoum, Jouet chose to invent a new fixed form.
- It's not just any kind of poetry, but strictly traditional poetic forms like sonnets and sestinas - the kind that rhymes and has a formal meter.
- Her work ranges from poems of fantasy and verses for the young to ballads, love lyrics, sonnets, and religious poetry.
- Although it does not fit the metrical requirements of a sonnet, Herrick's song follows a metrical pattern and rhyme scheme.
- Why else would Robert Lowell, for example, spend the best part of his last ten years on earth stuffing everything into a fourteen-line loose approximation of a sonnet, lines whose randomness save him from dullness?
- Concealed inside its villanelles, ghazals, canzones, sonnets, and prose poems are that country's unheard voices.
- Most of the poems employ the forms of the sonnet, rhymed couplets, and ballad stanzas, and most were composed while Cullen was an undergraduate at New York University.
- Smith's innovation in the Elegiac Sonnets derives from the ways in which the formal traditions of sonnet and elegy converge.
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