Discuss the different types of poetry and their purposes.

There are many different types of poetry, and each can offer a unique perspective on the world. Some examples of poetry types include: haikus, sonnets, villanelles, and sestinas. Each type of poetry can offer a different way of looking at the world, and can be used to express personal thoughts or feelings. 


Haikus are a type of Japanese poetry that typically consists of three lines with a specific syllable count.

Sonnets are a type of poetry that typically consists of 14 lines and follows a specific rhyme scheme.

Villanelles are a type of poetry that typically consists of three quatrains and follows a specific structure.

Sestinas are a type of poetry that typically consists of six lines and is based off of the Petrarchan sonnet. 


Each type of poetry offers a different way of looking at the world, and can be used to express personal thoughts or feelings. Haikus, sonnets, villan.