Category: Poem

Online Learning Library Courses: Essay 11: Free verse and Blank verse Free and blank verse poetry are both different styles of poetry. As free verse poetry is more modernised than blank verse poetry. The big difference between the two types of poetry is that blank is traditional and contains rhyme and has a structure of a line of iambic pentameter. An iambic pentameter is a component in poetry that contains nine to eleven syllables with five stresses on each line. Whereas free verse poetry is freestyle poetry where the poet can play around with the structure and the topic of the poem and what it is trying to show the reader. The only similarity with both types of poetry is that free verse poetry depends on the poet themselves as they can sometimes turn free verse poetry and make it become blank verse poetry due to how they write the poem whether it's structured by having rules of rhyming etc. or not. From the lessons here is an example of blank verse poetry by poet John Milton called "Paradise Lost". Paradise Lost by John Milton: Of Man's First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast [...]