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 “ lightning ” simile suggests that Cromwell is an elemental and irresistible force of nature that may be associated with Zeus , who was often pictured with the lightning bolt in his hand ready to unleash it on the earth .
Then burning through the air he went , And palaces and temples rent ; And Caesar's head at last Did through his laurels blast ' Tis madness to resist or blame The force of angry heaven's flame ; And if we would speak true , Much to the ...
Before the final attack occurs , they brew and drink coffee ( recently introduced to England ) , which causes " vapors " to rise up “ to the Baron's brain ” that prompt him to decide to take one of her beautiful locks of hair by force .
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Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
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