Poetic Form: Open & Closed 9 9 unread replies

As for the week’s theme, remember, you will be 95% correctabout whether a particular poem is in open or closed form if you understandthese three simple equations:

  • Meter = Closed form
  • Pre-Twentieth-Century = Closed form
  • Twentieth-Century + no meter = Open form.

Look at how some semblance of forminforms every example.

Is form the main defining featureof poetry? Explain your answers.

Analyze this poem.

Poem: https://www.bartleby.com/40/10.html

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