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The Forms of Love Poetry in Comparison with Poetic Techniques and Devices Used Over Time

Summary: A comparison of the ways poets in different historical eras have used different forms, techniques and devices to express the theme of love. The forms covered here are the sonnet of Shakespeare's time, the dramatic monologue of the romantic period, and the lyric of modern-day poetry.
Over the years the ways writers have used poetic forms to express a variety of ideas and emotions have slowly changed- During different literary eras, writers have used many different forms and techniques to express the theme of love. Some project love in it's more traditionally innocent and passionate aspect and others shadow love in its more dark, obsessive and lustful aspect.

The Sonnet is recognized as one of the more traditional forms of poetry. The term "Sonnet" is derived from the Proven├žal word "Sonet" and the Italian word "Sonetto", both meaning "Little song." By the late thirteenth century, the Sonnet had taken the form of a poem that has fourteen lines which abided by a strict rhyme scheme and a logical structure. Years on, we see that conventions tied with the Sonnet have evolved over time.

Most English poets, such as William Shakespeare, usually use the...

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