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The villanelle is a literary form defined by a regular repetition of not just one, but two, refrains. In the villanelle pattern, the two refrain lines are introduced as the first (R1) and last (R2)...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2015 8:25 pm UTC

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As with any other poem, of course, there are varying interpretations of what the poet may have intended to convey. Some have argued that with this paradoxical line, part of a 1953 collection which...

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"The Walking" is a form of a lyric poem called a villanelle, a poem "composed of 19 lines, closed verse form consisting of five successive tercets rhyming aba followed by a closing quatrain rhyming...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2009 3:47 pm UTC

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