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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So , although it is a dramatic monologue with only one voice speaking , a dialogue is implied . The speaker , clearly , is developing a clever argument for seduction against his lady's protestations . It is logical , witty , and utterly ...
The voice of the bard , in fact , helps to unify and direct this long , complex poem in ways that reflect Milton's purpose in it . Other invocations occur at the beginning of Book 7 and Book 9 , where he declares that he “ now must ...
( 10 : 933–936 ) The pathos in Eve's voice shows how Milton can vary his poetic voice according to the context . His manner is not only the “ grand style ” of the epic , but incorporates a vast range of tone , nuance , and feeling .
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