A villanelle is A a narrative poem written in blank verse B a formal poem using extensive repetition C a favorite technique of John Donne D a type of complex sonnet?
The highly structured villanelle is a nineteen-line poem with two repeating rhymes and two refrains. French poets who called their poems "villanelle" did not follow any specif…ic schemes, rhymes, or refrains. Rather, the title implied that, like the Italian and Spanish dance-songs, their poems spoke of simple, often pastoral or rustic themes. I would go with B. (MORE)