Types of poem [188]


Encoding basic verse types, including possible values for type= on <div> for poetry


This entry describes the possible type= attribute values for a <div> surrounding a piece of verse. There are three basic categories:

1. A fixed poetic form (for more details, see 186):










2. An indication that the poem has a regular stanzaic structure. This means that the poem consists of regularly repeating units. Note that these units may or may not be encoded as <lg type="stanza">, depending on their length (see 187). For <div> use:


3. An indication that the poem has neither stanzaic regularity nor a named form (for more information see 187):


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