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narrative poem


a poem that tells a story and has a plot's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • "Young Clare," by Edith Miniter, is a narrative poem of that power and polish which might be expected of its celebrated author.

    Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft
  • It is a narrative poem, not a poem of lyrical allusions, not an heroic ode.

    Epic and Romance W. P. Ker
  • As a narrative poem, I do not yet think it quite distinct enough, though it always rises at the right moment.

    William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) Elizabeth A. Sharp
  • This also is a narrative poem; but it tells something more than a story.

  • If a narrative poem fails in this respect, it is all but condemned from the start.

  • Brookes narrative poem Romeus and Juliet, utilized by Shakespeare for his drama of the same name, is in this metre.

  • If a narrative poem in any other metre or in many metres were now composed, it would be found incongruous.

    Poetics Aristotle
  • The ballad is a narrative poem, usually rather short and in such form as to be sung.

    Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott
  • His greatest work is the narrative poem, Tristan und Isolde; but that he left unfinished.

  • The pastoral is a particular kind of descriptive and narrative poem in which the scene is laid in the country.

    Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott

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