What poem form is Beauty by John Masefield written in? Is it an octave? And what year was Beauty published in?
John Masefield’s “Beauty” consists of two quatrains rhyming a b a b, c d c d d. The rhythm of each line is iambic but the number of syllables is not fixed and regular, which reinforces the overall tone of the poem that is informal and casual. The poem was published before January 1, 1924