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 poet focuses on the number of years he could devote to adoring her beauty , not on describing it ( unlike many such poems ) , with the final act being the revelation of her love for him . All of this is in good fun , of course ...
The poet values the natural beauty of the garden too much to commit such a misdeed , unless it would be the name of the tree that he inscribes , to indicate his own love of the natural . He has learned to appreciate each kind of plant ...
This is the scene in which Lorenzo , a few moments later , lyrically describes the beauty of their love and its fulfillment with these familiar words : “ How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank , " allowing the ...
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Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
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