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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As we continue through the poem , we become acquainted with the effects of different pieces of this lady's clothing , mostly suggesting some degree of passion or irrationality . The lady's scarf gives the effect of a “ fine distraction ...
... the next lines diminish the effect of the rhyme , which otherwise would be much more prominent in the short lines . The unstressed rhyme in lines 5 and 6 has the same effect . The dialogue between the two figures carries much of the ...
This is part of Milton's craft , to understate the sound effects in order to stress the substance and feeling of his ... who speaks with another poet about the brutal effect of the Roman civil wars on the state of poetry ( and poets ) .
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Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
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