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Perrine's Sound and Sense : An Introduction to Poetry,9781413030815
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Perrine's Sound and Sense : An Introduction to Poetry

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781413030815

ISBN10:
1413030815
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/3/2007
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

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 Poetry
What Is Poetry?
The Eagle
Winter
Dulce et Decorum Est
Shall I compare thee to a summer''s day?
The Whipping
The last Night that She lived
Ballad of Birmingham
Kitchenette Building
The Red Wheelbarrow
Suicide''s Note
Terence
this is stupid stuff
Poetry:
Ars Poetica
Suggestions for Writing
Reading the Poem
The Man He Killed
A Study of Reading Habit
Is my team plowing
General Exercises for Analysis and Evaluation
Break of Day
There''s been a Death
in the Opposite House
When in Rome
Mirror
The Clod and the Pebble
Facing It
Eros Turannos
Storm Warnings
Suggestions for Writing
Denotation and Connotation
There is no Frigate like a Book
When my love swears that she is made of truth
Pathedy of Manners
Exercises
Naming of Parts
Cross
The world is too much with us
"I Am in Danger--Sir--"
Desert Places
A Hymn to God the Father
One Art
Suggestions for Writing
Imagery
Meeting at Night
Parting at Morning
Exercises
Spring
The Widow''s Lament in Springtime
I felt a Funeral
in my Brain
Living in Sin
The Forge
After Apple-Picking
Those Winter Sundays
Reapers
Lord Byron
The Destruction of Sennacherib
To Autumn
Sugggestions for Writing
Figurative Language 1: Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Apostrophe
Metonymy
The Guitarist Tunes Up
The Hound
Bereft
It sifts from Leaden Sieves
Song of the Powers
Bright Star
Exercise
Mind
I taste a liquor never brewed
Metaphors
Toads
Ghost of a Chance
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
To His Coy Mistress
Dream Deferred
Introduction to Poetry
Suggestions for Writing
Figurative Language 2: Symbol
Allegory
The Road Not Taken
A Noiseless Patient Spider
The Sick Rose
Digging
To the Virgins
Peace
Exercises
Fire and Ice
Ulysses
Curiosity
The Writer
Power
Because I could not stop for Death
Hymn to God My God
in My Sickness
Suggestions for Writing
Figurative Language 3: Paradox
Overstatement
Understatement
Irony
Much Madness is divinest Sense
The Sun Rising
Incident
Barbie Doll
The Chimney Sweeper
Ozymandias
Exercise
Batter my heart
three-personed God
Sorting Laundry
The History Teacher
A Considerable Speck
The Unknown Citizen
American Holiday
in the inner city
Afterward
My Last Duchess
Suggestions for Writing
Allusion
"Out
Out--"
From Macbeth ("She should have died hereafter"). e. e. cummings
in Just-Yet Do I Marve.l
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