Types of Poetry

                    By: M.Boyd, J.Averett, and K.Johnson

  The types of poems John Milton wrote were sonnets, prose, and comus. The genre of his poems are epic, lyric and mythopoeia poetry. His poetry and prose reflect deep personal conviction, a passion for freedom and self-determintation and the urgent issues and poltical turbulene of his day. Some of the most known prose he wrote were "The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce", "The Reason of Church Government" and "The Judgement of Martin Burer Concerning Divorce". John Milton most known sonnets are 1,19 and 23. His most known comus is "A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634"  The style he wrote his poems in are known as Miltonic verse, Miltonic epic, and Miltonic blank verse.

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