Narrative poem

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A narrative poem is an extended poem which tells a story.

The narrative poem was the original form in which sagas were passed down from generation to generation (such as Beowulf).

Some notable modern narrative poems include Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", Chaucer's The Book of the Duchess, and Merrill's "Lost in Translation".

See also

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