Tennyson Poetry: Form/Structure

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The Outcast
Lyric (short poem expressing the personal emotions/feelings of a single speaker).
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Mariana
Ballad (a simple narrative poem composed of short stanzas- often quatrains- that can be adapted for singing).
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The Lady of Shalott
Ballad (a simple narrative poem composed of short stanzas- often quatrains- that can be adapted for singing).
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The Lotos-eaters
Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).
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Ulysses
Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).
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Morte D'Arthur
Epic (lengthy narrative poem that usually talks of a serious subject that includes heroic events significant to a culture).
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Break, Break, Break
Quatrain (a stanza that's 4 lines long).
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Locksley Hall
Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).
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The Golden Year
Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).
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The Princess
Epic (lengthy narrative poem that usually talks of a serious subject that includes heroic events significant to a culture).
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In Memoriam A.H.H
Elegy (a poem that expresses sorrow over something or someone who has died).
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Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
Ode (a lengthy lyric poem honoring a specific person in a serious manner with a set structure).
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The Charge of the Light Brigade
Narrative (a form of poetry that tells a story).
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Maud: A Monodrama
Monodrama (a dramatic piece usually portraying one character, "a form half-way between a play and a dramatic monologue").
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Tithonus
Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).
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Northern Farmer
Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).
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Merlin and Vivien
Epic (a lengthy narrative poem that usually talks of a serious subject that includes heroic events significant to a culture).
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To E. Fitzgerald
Ode (a lengthy lyric poem honoring a specific person in a serious manner with a set structure).
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Crossing the Bar
Quatrain (a stanza that's 4 lines long).
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June Bracken and Heather
Free verse (poetry that does not rhyme or have any particular rhythm).
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Ballad (a simple narrative poem composed of short stanzas- often quatrains- that can be adapted for singing).

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Mariana

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Ballad (a simple narrative poem composed of short stanzas- often quatrains- that can be adapted for singing).

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Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).

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Dramatic Monologue (a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character).

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