FREE VERSE: DR. HARESHWAR ROY

QUESTION: What is Free Verse?
ANSWER: Free Verse is unrhymed verse with a traditional metrical form. It was employed by French poets to free themselves from the metrical regularity of the alexandrine. Seeking greater liberty in verse structure, English poets also used it.
Example: [1] A child said what is the grass? Fetching it
                       To me with full hands,
                       How could I answer the child? I do not know
                       What it is any more than he. [Whitman: Leaves of Grass]

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