Bob and Wheel Type (Simply Explained & Examples)

Bob and Wheel Poem Type

The bob and wheel is a technique comprised of a wheel, four lines with a ballad-style rhyme scheme, and a bob, the short line that marks a transition between the preceding lines of the poem and the wheel. This is commonly accompanied by a drastic shift in meter. This technique was most common in Middle English.

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Limerick Poem Type: Simply Explained (+ Examples)

Limerick Poem Type

A limerick is a humorous (and often rather irreverent) short five-line poem that utilizes a simple rhyme scheme to punctuate the comedic nature of the poem. They were popularized by Edward Lear, though he did not specifically call his poems limericks.

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