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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center - Browsing by Poetic Forms and Techniques

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center includes the ability to browse for poems by poetic forms and techniques, such as the ballad, dramatic monologue, epic, haiku, and sonnet.

To browse for poems by forms and techniques:

  1. Click the Poetic Forms and Techniques link in the Browse box on the home screen.

  2. Select either Forms or Techniques from the tabs above the Browse for field. Note: The default is Forms.

  3. Enter your search terms in the Browse for field.

  4. Click Browse.

  5. Select a form or technique in the result list to view poems using that form or technique.

  6. Select a poem from the list to view the detailed record and full text.