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There's no better way for you to learn about poetry and understand its elements than with PERRINE'S SOUND AND SENSE. Both a concise introduction to poetry and an anthology, this classic best-seller succinctly covers the basics of poetry with chapters on evaluating poetry, exemplary poetry selections that you'll enjoy reading, and exercises that help you understand each selection. Every poem included in this collection is not only a perfect illustration of the poetic concept at hand, but a remarkable work in its own right.

Table of Contents

The Elements of Poetryp. 1
What Is Poetry?p. 3
The Eaglep. 5
Winterp. 6
Dulce et Decorum Estp. 7
Reviewing Chapter Onep. 10
Understanding and Evaluating Poetryp. 11
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?p. 12
The Whippingp. 12
The last Night that She livedp. 13
Ballad of Birminghamp. 14
Kitchenette Buildingp. 16
The Red Wheelbarrowp. 17
Constantly risking absurdityp. 17
Suicide's Notep. 18
Terence, this is stupid stuffp. 19
Ars Poeticap. 21
Suggestions for Writingp. 22
Reading the Poemp. 24
The Man He Killedp. 26
A Study of Reading Habitsp. 27
Is my team plowingp. 30
Reviewing Chapter Twop. 33
Break of Dayp. 33
There's been a Death, in the Opposite Housep. 34
When in Romep. 35
Animals Are Passing from Our Livesp. 36
Questionp. 37
Mirrorp. 38
The Clod and the Pebblep. 38
Ethicsp. 39
Storm Warningsp. 40
Suggestions for Writingp. 41
Denotation and Connotationp. 42
There is no Frigate like a Bookp. 42
When my love swears that she is made of truthp. 44
Pathedy of Mannersp. 45
Exercisesp. 47
Reviewing Chapter Threep. 48
Naming of Partsp. 48
Crossp. 49
The world is too much with usp. 50
Desert Placesp. 51
Let No Charitable Hopep. 52
A Hymn to God the Fatherp. 52
One Artp. 53
35/10p. 54
Suggestions for Writingp. 55
Imageryp. 56
Meeting at Nightp. 57
Parting at Morningp. 58
Exercisesp. 59
Reviewing Chapter Fourp. 59
Springp. 59
The Widow's Lament in Springtimep. 60
The Man with Night Sweatsp. 61
I felt a Funeral, in my Brainp. 62
Living in Sinp. 63
The Forgep. 64
After Apple-Pickingp. 64
Those Winter Sundaysp. 66
An August Nightp. 67
The Snow Manp. 67
To Autumnp. 68
Suggestions for Writingp. 69
Figurative Language I: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Apostrophe, Metonymyp. 70
Harlemp. 71
Bereftp. 72
It sifts from Leaden Sievesp. 73
The Author to Her Bookp. 74
The Telephonep. 76
Bright Starp. 77
Exercisep. 80
Reviewing Chapter Fivep. 81
Mindp. 81
I taste a liquor never brewedp. 82
Metaphorsp. 83
Toadsp. 83
Ghost of a Chancep. 84
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourningp. 85
To His Coy Mistressp. 87
Introduction to Poetryp. 88
Suggestions for Writingp. 89
Figurative Language 2: Symbol, Allegoryp. 90
The Road Not Takenp. 90
A Noiseless Patient Spiderp. 92
The Sick Rosep. 93
Diggingp. 95
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Timep. 98
Peacep. 99
Exercisesp. 101
Reviewing Chapter Sixp. 101
The Writerp. 102
Fire and Icep. 103
Up-Hillp. 104
Harlem Hopscotchp. 104
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growingp. 105
Because I could not stop for Deathp. 106
Hymn to God My God, in My Sicknessp. 107
Weighing the Dogp. 109
Ulyssesp. 109
Suggestions for Writingp. 112
Figurative Language 3: Paradox, Overstatement, Understatement, Ironyp. 113
Much Madness is divinest Sensep. 114
The Sun Risingp. 115
Incidentp. 116
Barbie Dollp. 118
The Chimney Sweeperp. 120
Ozymandiasp. 121
Exercisep. 122
Reviewing Chapter Sevenp. 123
Lady Luncheon Clubp. 123
Batter my heart, three-personed Godp. 124
Sorting Laundryp. 125
The History Teacherp. 127
Mid-Term Breakp. 128
A Considerable Speckp. 129
The Unknown Citizenp. 130
In the inner cityp. 131
My Last Duchessp. 132
Suggestions for Writingp. 134
Allusionp. 135
"Out, Out-"p. 136
From Macbeth ("She should have died hereafter")p. 137
Reviewing Chapter Eightp. 138
In Just-p. 139
Yet Do I Marvelp. 140
On His Blindnessp. 140
Miniver Cheevyp. 141
My Son the Manp. 142
Siren Songp. 143
Journey of the Magip. 144
Leda and the Swanp. 146
Suggestions for Writingp. 146
Meaning and Ideap. 148
Little Jack Hornerp. 148
Loveliest of Treesp. 149
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Eveningp. 150
Reviewing Chapter Ninep. 152
The Rhodora: On Being Asked, Whence Is the Flower?p. 152
Designp. 153
I never saw a Moorp. 154
"Faith" is a fine inventionp. 154
On the Sonnetp. 155
Sonnetp. 155
The Lambp. 156
The Tigerp. 157
The Indifferentp. 158
Love's Deityp. 159
My Numberp. 160
I had heard it's a fightp. 161
Suggestions for Writingp. 161
Tonep. 163
For a Lambp. 165
Apparently with no surprisep. 165
Since there's no helpp. 167
Picnic, Lightningp. 168
Reviewing Chapter Tenp. 169
My mistress' eyesp. 169
Crossing the Barp. 170
The Oxenp. 171
One dignity delays for allp. 172
'Twas warm-at first-like Usp. 173
The Apparitionp. 173
The Fleap. 174
Dover Beachp. 176
Church Goingp. 177
Suggestions for Writingp. 180
Musical Devicesp. 181
The Turtlep. 182
That night when joy beganp. 184
The Wakingp. 185
God's Grandeurp. 187
Exercisep. 188
Reviewing Chapter Elevenp. 189
Blow, blow, thou winter windp. 189
We Real Coolp. 190
Woman Workp. 191
Rite of Passagep. 192
As imperceptibly as Griefp. 193
Music Lessonsp. 194
Traveling through the darkp. 194
Thistlesp. 195
Nothing Gold Can Stayp. 196
Suggestions for Writingp. 197
Rhythm and Meterp. 198
Virtuep. 203
Exercisesp. 212
Reviewing Chapter Twelvep. 213
"Introduction" to Songs of Innocencep. 213
Had I the Choicep. 214
The Aim Was Songp. 215
Stanzasp. 216
Old Ladies' Homep. 216
Africap. 217
To a Daughter Leaving Homep. 218
A Blessingp. 219
Porphyria's Loverp. 220
Break, break, breakp. 222
Suggestions for Writingp. 223
Sound and Meaningp. 224
Pease Porridge Hotp. 224
Eight O'Clockp. 226
Sound and Sensep. 227
I heard a Fly buzz-when I diedp. 231
Exercisep. 233
Reviewing Chapter Thirteenp. 235
Anthem for Doomed Youthp. 235
Landcrabp. 236
Tree at My Windowp. 237
Aunt Jennifer's Tigersp. 238
At the round earth's imagined cornersp. 238
Blackberry Eatingp. 239
The Health-Food Dinerp. 240
The Dancep. 241
Suggestions for Writingp. 241
Patternp. 243
The Pulleyp. 244
On First Looking into Chapman's Homerp. 246
That time of yearp. 247
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Nightp. 249
Exercisep. 250
Reviewing Chapter Fourteenp. 251
From Romeo and Julietp. 251
Death, be not proudp. 252
The Sheavesp. 253
The White Cityp. 253
Americap. 254
We Wear the Maskp. 255
Sonnenizio on a Line from Draytonp. 255
Acquainted with the Nightp. 256
In Memory of the Unknown Poet, Robert Boardman Vaughnp. 257
Villanelle for an Anniversaryp. 258
The House on the Hillp. 259
These are the days when Birds come backp. 260
Delight in Disorderp. 261
Still to be Neatp. 262
Suggestions for Writingp. 262
Evaluating Poetry I: Sentimental, Rhetorical, Didactic Versep. 263
Reviewing Chapter Fifteenp. 266
God's Will for You and Mep. 266
Pied Beautyp. 266
A Poison Treep. 267
The Most Vital Thing in Lifep. 267
Lower New York: At Dawnp. 268
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802p. 269
Pitcherp. 269
The Old-Fashioned Pitcherp. 270
Pianop. 270
The Days Gone Byp. 271
The Enginep. 271
I like to see it lap the Milesp. 272
When I have fears that I may cease to bep. 272
O Solitude!p. 273
Suggestions for Writingp. 273
Evaluating Poetry 2: Poetic Excellencep. 275
The Canonizationp. 276
Ode on a Grecian Urnp. 278
There's a certain Slant of lightp. 280
Home Burialp. 281
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrockp. 285
Sunday Morningp. 290
The Weary Bluesp. 294
The Fishp. 296
Diving into the Wreckp. 298
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