Wednesday, 9 May 2007

FAO Year 12 Lit Poetry: form and structure and other things which overlap

Okay, to clarify the issues of form and structure in poetry, or rather, not to, since as I said the other day, they do overlap in a major way and most of the places you can read about them reflect that.

In general, it seems that you will be safe in talking about the 'form' things we talked of yesterday, plus named structures or forms, such as the sonnet, or free verse etc. There are two places which have some interesting reading matter for you on the subject. One is a handout from a university:

and the other which is a blog entry written by a literature student, and has some interesting thoughts even if I wouldn't rely on it for absolute truth:

Enjoy :)

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