Genre Comparison Chart and Analysis2Genre Comparison Chart and AnalysisGenre Comparison ChartCHARACTERISTICS EXAMPLESPoetrySet up in verses that use language tomove feelings and imagination. There are several types of poems such as nursery rhymes, folklore, songs, narrative poems and verses. Some poems have rules like rhyming, while others are without rules.The Road Not Taken – Robert FrostThe Raven – Edward Allen PoePhenomenal Woman – Maya AngelouIf You Forget Me – Pablo NerudaA Maze Me – Naomi Shihab NyeA Book of Nonsense – Edward Lear Traditional literatureThese stories are passed down through generations. Most of the authors are unknown because they have been told for so long. We can learn about other cultures through these stories that mostly touch on what is good and what is bad. Life lessons.