RL4.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Poetry vs. Prose
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PROSE What is it?
Written in complete sentences
Sentences are organized in paragraphs
Paragraphs are organized into chapters
Fiction or Nonfiction
Can have dialogue
Driven by narrative qualities (characters, plot) or to clearly inform the reader