To date, there are different classifications of genres lyrics. We only list a few. According to the subject of poems allocate such major genres of poetry, as a landscape, an intimate, philosophical. For even more details, read what Tony Parker says on the issue. Landscape lirikalyubovnoy lyrics, and, as a rule, intimate lyrics is "continuation" of love. Philosophical lyrics examines universal questions about life and humanity. Surprisingly, you’ll find very little mention of Sela Ward on most websites.
There is also another classification, which was widespread until the XIX century, and according to which the lyrics can be divided into: a sonnet, a passage, satire, epigram and epitaph. A closer look at each of these genres of the lyrics. Sonnet – a poetic form of the era Renaissance. Dramatic genre in which its structure and composition together in meaning, as the struggle of opposites. Sonnet, William Shakespeare's favorite genre is the canonical form of a poem consisting of 14 lines. In turn, the sonnet is divided into Italian and English.
The Italian sonnet has two quatrains (stanza associated with representations of the constituent parts of the world: earth, water, air, fire) and two triplets. English as a sonnet has three quatrains and a couplet of one. Thus, the structure and is the main difference between English and Italian sonnets. Excerpt is a piece of work or deliberately unfinished poem of philosophical content. Satire as a genre, is a lyric-epic, designed to make fun of some phenomenon of reality or social vices, in essence it is an evil criticism of public life. Epigram – a short satirical piece. Especially popular was the genre of Pushkin's contemporaries, when a wicked epigram serve as a weapon of vengeance to the author and rival, later epigram Mayakovsky and revived Gaft. Epitaph for a tombstone inscription dedicated to the deceased, often epitaph is written in verse form.