Related Topics

Matsuo Bashō Writing Styles in Temple Bells Die Out

This Study Guide consists of approximately 17 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Temple Bells Die Out.
This section contains 86 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Temple Bells Die Out Study Guide

"Temple Bells Die Out" is written in haiku, a Japanese form of poetry. The modern haiku consists of three lines with a total of 17 syllables. The first and third lines consist of five syllables and the second line is comprised of seven syllables. Although haikus are short, they are challenging to write. Their very brevity requires the poet to be efficient and selective with word choice. Japanese haiku, like "Temple Bells Die Out," use images of nature to consider larger messages about life and spirituality.

(read more from the Style section)

This section contains 86 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Temple Bells Die Out Study Guide
Copyrights
Poetry for Students
Temple Bells Die Out from Poetry for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.