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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Yet the woman's fate clearly fascinated Pope , prompting him to write a powerful poem about her internal struggle from the inside , as if he were she . Eloisa's reaction to the letter is tumultuous as she recalls the details of their ...
The first few lines establish the poet's personal involvement with the fate of this other young man and his poetic career : unripe unskilled Yet once more , O ye laurels , and once more Ye myrtles brown , with ivy never sere , I come to ...
( 21-28 ) It is absurd to try to change fate if it represents God's will , but still , Cromwell seems also to embody his own force and passion . Marvell balances the possibility that Cromwell is an overwhelming divine force with the ...
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