Canto in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Canto

a section or stanza of a lengthy poem

Examples of Canto in a sentence

“Samuel, please read the next canto in the poem,” the teacher told the moaning student who would be reading for the next three pages. 🔊

Each canto in the epic was about 500 words long and contained enough information to fill a short story. 🔊

In the first canto of Homer’s The Odyssey, the reader learns about the main characters within the first several pages. 🔊

Each line of the second canto contained ten syllables which was odd that a poet could write that many lines with only ten syllables in them. 🔊

After being assigned to analyze part of a poem, the students decided to pick a short stanza since it wouldn’t take as long to analyze compared to a canto of a narrative poem. 🔊

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