Closed Poetic Form

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.

Other Words for 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
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Other Words for Poetic

Poetic Noun Synonyms: poetical, lyric(al), metrical, musical, melodic, idyllic, elegiac, georgic, rhapsodic, epic, dithyrambic
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Fixed-Form

Entertainment / Literature / Fixed-Form: Another term for closed-form poetry. See closed poetic form. MORE

Open Poetic Form

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

Performance Standards

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Performance Standards: The tasks, functions or behavioral requirements established by the employer as goals to be accomplished by an employee. MORE

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