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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Poets occasionally use a special kind of image , a symbol , to concentrate or enhance their meaning . A symbol is generally an object that stands for something else , like a flag for a country or the swastika for Nazi Germany .
He has learned to appreciate each kind of plant for what it is , a thing of beauty and an object of adoration . The implication is that the pursuit of human love and beauty is just as futile and destructive as the pursuit of worldly ...
helpful , kind By sudden blasts , or slow decline , Our social comforts drop away . Well tried through many a varying year , See Levet to the grave descend ; Officious , innocent , sincere , Of ev'ry friendless name the friend .
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Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
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