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What are the differences between a poem and a short story? What can a poem achieve that a short story cannot, and vice versa? n what ways can the genres overlap?

Personal ideas about genre differences are noted.

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As you examine the differences between a poem and a short story, you might note how the conventions differ. Poems, for example, utilize more sound devices such as onomatopoeia, assonance, ...

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Literary genres are compared.

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