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Name:Malk AlgieshawiDate:POETIC STRUCTURESPoetic structuresthat poets use includefree verse, parallel structure,anaphora,andcatalogues. These structures can work together to present atheme, or in some cases, anepic theme.Poetic Structure Characteristics Examplefree verse poetry without rules; no setrhyme,rhythm, or patternparallel structure repetition of words, phrases,and structuresanaphora repetition of an initial wordor phraseThe fog comes inOn little cat feet.I am largely indifferent to whatis largelyimportantWe shall fight on the beaches,we shall fight onthe landinggrounds, we shall fight in thefieldsand in the streets…catalogues lists of items In her bag she had pins,nickels, socks, clocks, ticketsfor shows long agoDIRECTIONS:Read the poem. Then respond to the questions.No More IronyI gave up on irony…forever.Like an ironing board I never wanted to see again. Only kidding.I did give it up once, though. Not kidding.Turned out irony’s a tough habit to break.Turned out I was sort of attached to the stuff.Irony was my best friend, my companion, my running mate.Can I ever give it up? Watch this. Oh wait, not now. Never mind.1.How does the poem exhibitfree verse?
2.Find an example ofparallel structurein the poem.

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