Entertainment / Literature / Closed Poetic Form: Poetry written in a a specific or traditional pattern according to the required rhyme, meter, line length, line groupings, and number of lines within a genre of poetry. Examples of a closed-form poetry include haiku, limericks, and sonnets, which have set numbers of syllables, lines, and traditional subject-matter. Contrast with open poetic form.
Form Verb Synonyms: acquire, develop, cultivate, contract, get
Form Adjective Synonyms: shape, configuration, conformation, order, organization, arrangement, formation, construction, structure, construct, frame, cut, cast, mould, pattern, appearance, manifestation
Form Noun Synonyms: blank, model, format, frame, framework, course, procedure, order, regimen, method, system, ritual, formula, rule(s), practice, technique, way, means, approach, mode, fashion, manner, style
Poetic Noun Synonyms: poetical, lyric(al), metrical, musical, melodic, idyllic, elegiac, georgic, rhapsodic, epic, dithyrambic
Entertainment / Literature / Fixed-Form: Another term for closed-form poetry. See closed poetic form. MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Open Poetic Form: A poem of variable length, one which can consist of as many lines as the poet wishes to write. Every poem written in open poetic form, therefore, is unique. Open poetic form contrasts with closed poet MORE