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Calligramme

Type:  

Structure, Other Requirement

 
Description: 

This is also known as shaped stanza or Heiroglyphic verse. The way the words are arranged on the paper evokes a shape, either through the use of the words or the use of the space around the words. It can also be done with multiple colors, such as black and red.

 
Attributed to: 

The name of this form is attributed to Guillaume Apollinaire.

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
No specific schematic.
 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
Examples: 

 
See Also:  

Concrete Poem, Visual Poetry

 

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