9780321088949

Exploring Poetry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321088949

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    0321088948

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-12-13
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Relying on engaging selections, a strong emphasis on the writing process, and a visually appealing design,Exploring Poetry puts forth a guiding philosophy that a reader's personal response to poetry forms the foundation of his or her literary experience. This book presents a comprehensive coverage of both reading and writing of poetry. Writing assignments and prompts stimulate critical thinking about works of literature. "Two Readers, Two Choices" feature illustrates diversity of opinion and the various ways in which poetry can be read. This alphabetically arranged anthology covers a broad selection of classic and contemporary poetry. Additional features include a case study on poems and painting, author photos, a glossary of literary terms, an overview of literary criticism and advice on research and documentation. For anyone interested in poetry and literature.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
About the Author xxii
PART I Making Connections 1(54)
Participation: Personal Response and Critical Thinking
2(23)
The Personal Dimension of Reading Poetry
2(1)
Personal Response and Critical Thinking
3(1)
Writing to Learn
3(3)
Keeping a Journal or Reading Log
3(2)
Double-Entry Journals and Logs
5(1)
The Social Nature of Learning: Collaboration
6(1)
Personal, Not Private
6(1)
Ourselves as Readers
6(3)
Different Kinds of Reading
7(1)
Advice to My Son
7(1)
Peter Meinke
Asking Your Own Questions
8(1)
Making Connections
9(9)
Images of Ourselves
9(1)
Zimmer in Grade School
9(1)
Paul Zimmer
Not Waving but Drowning
10(1)
Stevie Smith
Culture, Experience, and Values
11(1)
Incident
12(1)
Countee Cullen
Those Winter Sundays
13(1)
Robert Hayden
Barbie Doll
14(1)
Marge Piercy
Being in the Moment
15(1)
Birmingham Bomb Kills 4 Negro Girls in Church; Riots Flare; 2 Boys Slain
15(2)
Ballad of Birmingham
17(1)
Dudley Randall
The Whole and Its Parts
18(1)
Participating, Not Solving
18(1)
Responding to Language: Word Play
19(6)
Denotation and Connotation
19(1)
The Naked and the Nude
20(1)
Robert Graves
Using Our Imaginations
20(1)
Writing to Imagine: Creating Images Through Comparison
21(1)
Woman
22(1)
Nikki Giovanni
Creating Images Through Concrete Sensory Descriptions
23(1)
Sound and Sense
23(1)
Simple Truths
23(1)
The Traveling Onion
24(1)
Naomi Shihab Nye
Communication: Writing About Poetry
25(30)
The Response Essay
25(4)
Voice and Writing
26(1)
Voice and Response to Poetry
27(2)
Writing to Describe
29(1)
Choosing Details
30(1)
Choosing Details from Poetry
30(1)
Writing to Compare
30(3)
Comparing and Contrasting Using a Venn Diagram
31(2)
Possible Worlds
33(1)
Response to Poetry: Describing and Comparing
33(3)
Staying Anchored in the Poem
33(3)
Checklist: Developing a Response Essay
36(1)
From First Response to Final Draft
36(6)
Using First Responses
36(2)
Extending Ideas
38(2)
Semantic Mapping, or Clustering
40(2)
Mix and Match
42(1)
Collaboration
42(1)
The Response Essay: Composing a Draft
42(5)
Deirdre's Draft
43(4)
Revision
47(8)
Organization and Unity
47(1)
Showing Support
48(1)
Clarity
48(1)
Voice
48(1)
Checklist: Revision
48(1)
Checklist: Editing and Proofreading
49(1)
Deirdre's Revised Essay
50(5)
PART II Analysis and Argumentation 55(60)
Exploration and Analysis: The Elements of Poetry
56(26)
Your First Response
56(1)
Checklist: Your First Response
57(1)
Close Reading
57(1)
Annotating the Text
57(2)
First Annotation: Exploration
58(1)
Ozymandias
58(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Second Annotation: Analysis
58(1)
Ozymandias
58(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Poetry in Its Many Contexts
59(1)
Your Critical Approach
59(1)
Interpretive Communities
59(1)
Reading and Analyzing Poetry
60(1)
Language and Style
60(9)
Voice
60(1)
Tone
61(1)
War Is Kind
61(1)
Stephen Crane
Imagery
62(1)
The Word Plum
62(1)
Helen Chassin
Meeting at Night
63(1)
Robert Browning
Figurative Language: Everyday Poetry
63(1)
A Dream Deferred
64(1)
Langston Hughes
Simile
64(1)
N. Scott Momaday
The Guitarist Tunes Up
64(1)
Frances Cornford
Fog
65(1)
Carl Sandburg
Oread
65(1)
H. D.
The Wind
66(1)
James Stephens
Symbol
66(1)
The Road Not Taken
67(1)
Robert Frost
The Hug
67(2)
Tess Gallagher
Checklist: Language and Style
69(1)
Sound and Structure
69(6)
Finding the Beat: Limericks
69(1)
Rhyme, Alliteration, Assonance
70(1)
Meter
71(1)
Formal Verse: The Sonnet
72(1)
Sonnet No. 29
72(1)
William Shakespeare
Love Is Not All
73(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
The Villanelle
73(1)
Blank Verse
73(1)
Free Verse
74(1)
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
74(1)
Walt Whitman
Checklist: Sound and Structure
75(1)
Interpretation: What Does the Poem Mean?
75(1)
Explication
75(1)
Theme or Moral
76(1)
Checklist: Interpretation and Theme
76(1)
Types of Poetry
76(2)
Lyric Poetry
76(1)
Narrative Poetry
77(1)
Checklist: Types of Poetry
77(1)
Summary Checklist: Analyzing Poetry
77(1)
Getting Ideas for Writing About Poetry
78(4)
Pigeon Woman
78(1)
May Swenson
Generating Ideas for Writing
79(3)
Argumentation: Interpreting and Evaluating Poetry
82(33)
The Critical Essay
82(1)
Choosing a Topic: Process and Product
83(2)
Writing to Analyze or Explicate
83(1)
Writing to Compare
84(1)
Writing About the Beliefs or Actions of the Speaker or Characters
84(1)
Writing About Poetry in Context
84(1)
Checklist: Choosing a Topic for a Critical Essay
85(1)
Response Essay or Critical Essay?
85(7)
Two Readers/Two Choices
85(1)
Theme for English B
86(1)
Langston Hughes
Two Student Essays
87(5)
Critical Thinking: Introduction and Substantiation
92(1)
Developing Standards
93(1)
Thinking Critically About Poetry
93(2)
Facts and Opinions
93(1)
Ex-Basketball Player
94(1)
John Updike
Interpretation: What Does It Mean?
95(1)
A Defensible Interpretation, Not the Right Answer
96(1)
Developing an Interpretation
96(3)
Language and Form
96(1)
The Speaker
97(1)
The Whole: Theme
97(1)
Beliefs or Actions Expressed by the Speaker or Characters
97(1)
The Work in Context
97(1)
Checklist: Developing an Interpretation
98(1)
Interpretation or Evaluation?
98(1)
Evaluation: How Well Does It Work?
99(3)
Developing Standards
99(1)
Developing Standards for Evaluating Poetry
100(1)
Your Own Standards: Expectations and Intentions
100(1)
Standards for Evaluating Poetry
100(1)
Checklist: Developing an Evaluation
101(1)
Generating Ideas for a Critical Essay
102(1)
Argumentation: Writing a Critical Essay
102(13)
The Shape of an Argument
103(1)
Planning Your Argument
103(1)
Supporting Your Argument
104(3)
Opening, Closing, and Revising Your Argument
107(1)
Checklist: Writing a Critical Essay
108(2)
A Student's Critical Essay: Explication and Evaluation
110(5)
PART III An Anthology of Poems 115(164)
On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City
116(1)
Sherman Alexie
Dusting
117(2)
Julie Alvarez
Phenomenal Woman
119(2)
Maya Angelou
To Live in the Borderlands Means You
121(1)
Gloria Anzuldua
Dover Beach
122(2)
Matthew Arnold
You Fit into Me
124(2)
Margaret Atwood
Siren Song
125(1)
The Unknown Citizen
126(1)
W. H. Auden
In the Waiting Room
127(6)
Elizabeth Bishop
The Fish
130(2)
One Art
132(1)
The Chimney Sweeper
133(3)
William Blake
London
134(1)
The Lamb
135(1)
The Tyger
135(1)
London Snow
136(2)
Robert Bridges
We Real Cool
138(2)
Gwendolyn Brooks
The Mother
139(1)
How Do I Love Thee
140(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Porphyria's Lover
141(2)
Robert Browning
Jabberwocky
143(1)
Lewis Carroll
My Father in the Navy: A Childhood Memory
144(1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Sweet Mama Wanda Tells Fortunes for a Price
145(1)
Wanda Coleman
Victoria's Secret
146(3)
Billy Collins
A Man Said to the Universe
149(1)
Stephen Crane
anyone lived in a pretty how town
150(2)
E.E. Cummings
somewhere I have never traveled, gladly beyond
151(1)
Tell All the Truth but Tell It Slant
152(100)
Emily Dickinson
After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes
153(1)
Much Madness Is Divinest Sense
153(98)
When My Love Swears That She Is Made of Truth (Sonnet No.138)
251(1)
The Pleasures of Reading
252(1)
Charles Simic
The Youngest Daughter
253(2)
Cathy Song
Telephone Conversation
255(1)
Wole Soyinka
Traveling Through the Dark
256(1)
William Stafford
The Snow Man
257(2)
Wallace Stevens
The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm
258(1)
Ulysses
259(2)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower
261(2)
Dylan Thomas
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
262(1)
Reapers
263(1)
Jean Toomer
The Mosquito
264(1)
John Updike
From Song of Myself
265(3)
Walt Whitman
A Noiseless Patient Spider
267(1)
At the Ball Game
268(2)
William Carlos Williams
This Is Just to Say
269(1)
Composed upon Westminster Bridge
270(2)
William Wordsworth
My Heart Leaps Up
271(1)
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
271(1)
A Blessing
272(1)
James Wright
The Question of Loyalty
273(2)
Mitsuye Yamada
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
275(4)
William Butler Yeats
When You Are Old
276(1)
The Poet Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
276(1)
Sailing to Byzantium
277(2)
Case Study on Poems and Painting 279(26)
Thinking About Interpretation, Poetry, and Painting
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
282(1)
Pieter Brueghel
Musee des Beaux Arts
282(1)
W. H. Auden
Icarus Again
283(1)
Alan Devenish
Crucifixion
284(1)
Jacopo Tintoretto
Before an Old Painting of the Crucifixion
285(1)
N. Scott Momaday
Nighthawks
286(1)
Edward Hopper
Nighthawks
286(1)
Samuel Yellen
Starry Night
287(1)
Vincent van Gogh
The Starry Night
287(1)
Anne Sexton
The Gleaners
288(1)
Jean-Francois Millet
The Clark Institute: Labor Day, 1999
288(2)
Mary Ellen LeClair
The Loveletter
290(1)
Jan Vermeer
When a Woman Holds a Letter
291(1)
Sandra Nelson
The Old Guitarist
292(1)
Pablo Picasso
The Man with the Blue Guitar
292(2)
Wallace Stevens
Mourning Picture
294(1)
Edwin Romanzo Elmer
Mourning Picture
294(2)
Adrienne Rich
A Student's Comparison and Contrast Essay: Process and Product
296(4)
A Student Essay---Comparison and Contrast
300(5)
Appendix A: Critical Approaches to Literature 305(8)
Appendix B: Research and Documentation---Some Basics 313(12)
Glossary 325(3)
Literary and Photo Credits 328(7)
Index of Author Names, Titles, and First Lines of Poetry 335(8)
Index of Terms 343

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