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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Love took my hand , and smiling did reply , " Who made the eyes but I ? ” ( 7-12 ) The speaker , feeling deeply uncomfortable , says that the only thing he lacks is worthiness , that he has been far too neglectful of the many blessings ...
Love took my hand, and smiling did reply, "Who made the eyes but I?" (7-12) The speaker, feeling deeply uncomfortable, says that the only thing he lacks is worthiness, that he has been far too neglectful of the many blessings he has ...
At the end of the stanza , the speaker modulates his tone to suggest that the bug will no doubt find a better meal on a poor person , implying a concern for its welfare ( but not much for the poor ) . In the next stanza the speaker ...
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Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
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