<verse-group>

Verse Form for Poetry

Definition

A song, poem, or verse

Remarks

Many physics journals include initial epigraphs to articles, as well as short articles that contain nothing but a topical, humorous, or elegiac poem.

Implementor’s Note: No attempt has been made to retain the look or visual form of the original poetry.

Attributes

id Identifier
xml:lang Language

Related Elements

Poetry may also be tagged with the <preformat> element if spacing is critical; however, most poetry should be tagged with the <verse-group> element, which may not preserve the exact indentation but is more likely to be displayed in a proportional font.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  verse-group  %verse-group-model;                          >

Description

The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<app> Appendix; <body> Body of the Article; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <fig> Figure; <named-content> Named Special (Subject) Content; <p> Paragraph; <sec> Section; <table-wrap> Table Wrapper

Tagged Example


...
<sec>
<title>Buy or Lease?<break/>
Two Models for Scholarly Information<break/>
at the End (or the Beginning) of an Era</title>
<verse-group>
<verse-line>Some say the world will end in fire,</verse-line>
<verse-line>Some say in ice.</verse-line>
<verse-line>From what I&rsquo;ve tasted of desire</verse-line>
<verse-line>I hold with those who favor fire.</verse-line>
<verse-line>But if it had to perish twice,</verse-line>
<verse-line>I think I know enough of hate</verse-line>
<verse-line>To say that for destruction ice</verse-line>
<verse-line>Is also great</verse-line>
<verse-line>And would suffice.</verse-line>
<attrib>&mdash;Robert Frost &ldquo;Fire and Ice&rdquo;</attrib>
</verse-group>
<p>Within living memory, our use of print (static) information has been 
governed by copyright law and the practices that have evolved around it. 
Enter electronic information, where publishers deliver it with licenses and 
new rules, a very different framework from copyright....</p>
</sec>
... 


Module

para.ent