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Writing => All the Write Questions => Topic started by: poet-e on May 11, 2019, 07:51:47 PM

Title: Poetry vs Prose
Post by: poet-e on May 11, 2019, 07:51:47 PM
My friend asked how poetry differs from prose.  I had difficulty answering.

Any ideas?
Title: Re: Poetry vs Prose
Post by: nosuchmember on May 11, 2019, 11:40:13 PM
My friend asked how poetry differs from prose.  I had difficulty answering.

Any ideas?

Hope this help......    jt

Poem

verse
linear
rhythm
imagery
emotional effect

Prose

paragraphs
grammar friendly
everyday speech
narrative qualities
effectively communicate

Prose Poem

literature written in the structual format
of a prose but with poetic qualities
such as heightened imagery, metaphors,
emotional effects, and other figures of speech
common in poetry.

https://youtu.be/DDo1_71aJ0o

Prose

- written or spoken
language in its
ordinary form
-sentences and paragraphs

Poetry

-genre of literature
that expresses ideas,
feelings, or tells a
story in a specific form
-lines and stanzas

https://youtu.be/yz691APhHgc

Title: Re: Poetry vs Prose
Post by: poet-e on May 12, 2019, 02:27:41 PM
Thanks @heartsongjt!

Great video finds!
Title: Re: Poetry vs Prose
Post by: nosuchmember on May 12, 2019, 05:22:43 PM
You Welcome, -e.