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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Occasionally , poets will themselves identify their poem with a certain type , as Gray does with his “ Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard . ” The elegy was a common type of poem , often formal and elaborate like the ode and ...
In the second half of the poem the poet's appreciation for his beloved's appearance is enhanced by her walking movement within the fancy dress . He “ casts ” his eyes to follow her , emphasizing that this is his perception of her ...
At least half the lines are run - on , a high proportion for such a short poem . This is part of Milton's craft , to understate the sound effects in order to stress the substance and feeling of his poem , as he works to make it sound ...
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Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
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