Canzone Poetry Type


Canzone Poetry Type

Definition of Canzone Poetry Type
How do you define Canzone Poetry Type? What is the definition of Canzone Poetry Type?
The definition of Canzone Poetry Type and an example of the literary term is as follows:
 

Definition of Canzone Poetry Type

Canzone Poetry Type is usually a medieval Italian lyric poem, with five or six stanzas and a shorter concluding stanza (or envoy). Canzone literally means "song" in Italian. The poet Patriarch was a master of the canzone. Petrarch or Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) was an Italian poet and humanist, one of the great figures of Italian literature
 

 

Example of Canzone Poetry Type
There are many examples of different types of poetry. An example of Canzone Poetry Type can be found in the poetic work of  Petrarch.
 

Example of Canzone Poetry Type - Excerpt

Sonnet XIII from Canzoniere
by
Petrarch

Quando fra l'altre donne ad ora ad ora
Amor vien nel bel viso di costei,
quanto ciascuna men bella di lei
tanto cresce 'l desio che m'innamora.

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which illustrates the Canzone poetry type
 

 

Forms of Poetry and Literary Terms
How do you define a couplet or a Falling Meter? And what exactly is an Iambic pentameter? We have provided a definition of poetry and literary terms together with the meaning and examples, such as the above definition of Canzone Poetry Type. A helpful educational resource for those taking an English test or a University student studying English and American Literature. Each definition, such as the above definition and example of Canzone Poetry Type will provide a glossary of literary terms or a dictionary with the meaning, samples, examples and the rules of specialising in each different type of poem and poetry.
 

Definition of Poetry
Poetry is piece of literature written by a poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions which are expressed by the use of variety of techniques including metaphors, similes and onomatopoeia. The emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the use of techniques such as repetition, meter and rhyme are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose. Poems often make heavy use of imagery and word association to quickly convey emotions. An example of Canzone Poetry Type is detailed above.

Structure of Poetry
The structure used in poems varies with different types of poetry and can be seen in the above example of Canzone Poetry Type. The structural elements include the line, couplet, strophe and stanza. Poets combine the use of language and a specific structure to create imaginative and expressive work. The structure used in some Poetry types are also used when considering the visual effect of a finished poem. The structure of many types of poetry  result in groups of lines on the page which enhance the poem's composition.
 

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