Prose Poems: Definition & Famous Examples


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What is prose poetry?

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1. What does poetic meter measure?

2. What does prose have that poetry usually doesn't?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet to see what you already know about prose poetry or check it out later to test what you've learned. Learn more about these poems and their characteristics now.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will test students' knowledge on the following:

  • Definition of prose poetry
  • Poetic meter
  • Differences between prose and other types of poetry
  • Form prose poetry takes
  • Authors of prose poetry

Skills Practiced

While taking this quiz, students will be utilizing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related English literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as prose poetry and meter
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast prose poems versus other types of poetry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of prose poetry, including its form
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about prose poets

Additional Learning

For more information on this topic, check out the accompanying lesson Prose Poems: Definition & Famous Examples. It will meet the following objectives:

  • Define terms such as prose poetry and meter
  • Identify the characteristics of prose poetry
  • Distinguish prose poetry from other kinds of poetry
  • Recall famous prose poets