A stanza is a component of a poem, typically a group of adjacent lines forming a structural section of the poem. In literature, stands as a typically separated and used as examples or illustrators of specific issues within the poem. Ironically, many stanzas are better known than the actual poems,and are sometimes considered to be stand-alone poems in their own right. Many famous quotations are in fact stanzas which have become separated from their original materials and sometimes even their original contexts.
Examples of Stanzas: