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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that he is weak and will continue to sin , even though he “ deplores ” what he is doing . His knowledge that he is sinning , in fact ... In the second stanza Donne continues his questioning of God . As in the first stanza the questions ...
Apparently so , for the poet continues and reviews the reasons to lament the fate of this unfortunate young man . We must not forget , he declares , this noble , learned fellow singer , who was lost at sea and now could use a ...
This impact continues throughout history . In several more stanzas Dryden continues to dramatize the effect of various instruments and their particular music on human beings . The trumpet's “ clangor , ” along with the drum's beat ...
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