Concrete Poetry: Definition & Examples


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Concrete poetry is a form of verse in which words or lines are arranged to create what?

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1. What elements of typography may poets use to create their desired images?

2. When did the concept of concrete poetry originate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your knowledge of concrete poetry. You will be quizzed on the structure of concrete poetry and the history of the form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following aspects of concrete poetry:

  • The definition of concrete poetry
  • Elements of typography used
  • When the concept originated
  • A common type of concrete poem used during the Renaissance
  • The father of modern concrete poetry

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on concrete poetry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the history of this poetry form
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how concrete poetry is constructed

Additional Learning

To learn more about this form of poetry, review the accompanying lesson on Concrete Poetry. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define concrete poetry
  • View examples of concrete poetry
  • Learn about the history of concrete poetry