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Nonmetrical, nonrhyming lines that closely follow the natural rhythms of speech. A regular pattern of sound or rhythm may emerge in free-verse lines, but the poet does not adhere to a metrical plan in [..]
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1869; Englishing of vers libre.
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Poetry based on the natural rhythms of phrases and normal pauses rather than the artificial constraints of metrical feet. Commonly called vers libre in French (the English term first appears in print [..]
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A poem that does not use traditional rhythm or rhyme. Often sounds like natural speech. It is popular with modern poets as there are no restrictions on expressing their thoughts and emotions.
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Free verse — most common in the twentieth century, but by no means unique to it — has no fixed metrical foot, and often no fixed number of feet per verse. Free verse is sometimes c [..]
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Poetry without a regular pattern of meter
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poetry characterized by varying line lengths, lack of traditional meter, and nonrhyming lines.
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verse in which the metre and line length vary, and in which there is no discernible pattern in the use of rhyme.
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Poetry which lacks a regular stress pattern and regular line lengths (and which may also be lacking in rhyme). Free verse should not be confused with blank verse.
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Poetry without a set rhyme scheme or rhythm pattern.
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 lines with no prescribed pattern or structure
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a form of poetry not using obvious rhyme patterns or a consistent metre
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Verse that has neither regular rhyme nor regular meter. Free verse often uses cadences rather than uniform metrical feet. Gothic novel. A novel in which supernatural horrors and an atmosphere of unknown terror pervades the action. The setting is often a dark, mysterious castle, where ghosts and sinister humans roam menacingly. Horace Walpole invent [..]
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Poetry that does not rhyme, has no set line length, and is not set to traditional meter.
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Verse without formal meter or rhyme patterns. Free verse, instead, relies upon the natural rhythms of everyday speech. The American poet Walt Whitman was a pioneer of free verse (see Song of Myself) [..]
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"'Free Bird!' Play 'Free Bird!'" Oops, we meant "Free verse! Define free verse!" Free verse is a poetic style that lacks a regular meter or rhyme scheme. This [..]
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Poetry that does not contain any rhymes or doesn't follow any rules
anonymous - 4 September 2020


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