Appendix:Glossary of poetry terms

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Below is the glossary of poetry terminology.

Technical means[edit]


Measures of verse[edit]

Types of metre[edit]

Below, "short/long" definitions of a syllable of classical languages correspond to "unstressed/stressed" of English language.


Types of line[edit]

Verse forms[edit]

Periods, styles and movements[edit]

For movements see List of poetry groups and movements.