Strambotto Poem Type (Simply Explained & Examples)

Strambotto Poem Type

The Strambotto is one of the oldest Italian verse forms, predating and inspiring both the Sicilian Octave and the sonnet. There are multiple variants, but they are all either six or eight lines, with hendecasyllabic rhymed lines. English adaptations are sometimes written in iambic pentameter.

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Madrigal Poem Type (Simply Explained & Examples)

Madrigal Poem Type

The madrigal is a category of a poem that encompasses multiple forms. While the forms are loosely connected by the idea of a short, romantic verse form, not all madrigals are short and not all madrigals are romantic. Among poetic forms, the madrigal is especially adept at evading concrete definitions.

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