Allie asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 1 month ago

Can someone explain to me to me what a sonnet, villanelle, Pantoum or triolet poem is ? I dont understand how to write one.?

5 Answers

Relevance
  • denise
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    A sonnet is a 14 lined poem.

    I presume a 'Triolet, has something to do with 3 verses or 3 lines per verse.

    Sorry! no clue what the other two are?

  • 1 month ago

    There are quite a few strictly structured forms in poetry, many of them imported into English. The only way to understand them is to read some of them. You can easily find them online. Hint: Look up Shakespeare and Petrarch for sonnets, Dylan Thomas and Elizabeth Bishop for villanelles.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    There are plenty of books and websites that explain all the details of the different forms of poetry. Are you telling me that none of those explains them better than some random Yahoo on Yahoo?

  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • 1 month ago

    You're on the INTERNET, google each one and read what's described for them. We're not doing your homework for you.

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.