The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns
Praeger Publishers, 2006 - 267 Seiten
From Donne and Jonson, to Pope, Swift, and Burns, the book offers excerpts of the poetry these artists crafted, and carefully examines the various attributes that have helped to establish them as some of the greatest of all time. Writing in clear, accessible language, Nelson also introduces general poetry terms to the novice, providing examples and explanations where necessary. Readers will no longer feel intimidated by difficult poetry. Instead, they will walk away with the tools they need to read, understand, and appreciate these titans of British letters.
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The third stanza reaffirms the point that the speaker is acceptable to God no matter how he feels: "Truth, Lord; ... further learn that he will feast at the banquet where Christ himself will serve, that he is not to be God's sen-ant.
They act more like children than grown - ups , constantly testing God's forgiveness and creating new gods to worship . The terms “ god - smiths ” and “ Adam - wits ” are themselves witty characterizations of the people's abuse of free ...
In it he imitates the inner voice of a Presbyterian elder who prays to God for help in combating his enemies . ... Burns portrays Willie as a self - righteous hypocrite whose belief in his own role as one of God's elect never wavers ...
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