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The canto is the principal form of division in long poems, particularly epics. The word comes from Italian, meaning "song" or singing. Famous examples of epic poetry which employ the canto division are Lord Byron's Don Juan, Valmiki's Ramayana (500 cantos[1]), Dante's The Divine Comedy (100 cantos[2]), and Ezra Pound's The Cantos (120 cantos).

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