Writing 2211F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Prose Poetry, Lyric Poetry, Sigurd

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January 17, 2017 (cid:862)ve(cid:396)se that is f(cid:396)ee(cid:863) mary oliver. A syllabic pattern is established by the exact repetition of the syllable-count. Not exempt from the necessity of having a design but it is done in different ways because there is no external pattern followed. Free verse rose out of a desire for release from the restraints of meter, the measured line, and strict rhyming patterns. Othe(cid:396) te(cid:396)(cid:373)s a(cid:396)e used to defi(cid:374)e this ki(cid:374)d of (cid:448)e(cid:396)se as (cid:449)ell: the (cid:862)fluid(cid:863) poe(cid:373), the (cid:862)o(cid:396)ga(cid:374)i(cid:272)(cid:863) poe(cid:373) Free verse is not, of course, free free from metrical design, but not from some kind of design. While poetry is language that is spontaneous and impulsive, it is also language that is composed, considered, appropriate and effective: as true of free verse as it is of metrical verse. Since poets began to write free verse near the beginning of this century, it is still in its developmental stages the rules are not set in stone.

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