How to Interpret Poetry (How to Interpret Poetry) (4 SUB)

How to Interpret Poetry (How to Interpret Poetry) (4 SUB)

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  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780768912999
  • DDC分類 808.1

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Great as do-it-yourself starters, pocket references, or exercise books, these 3 new Step-by-Step volumes help students, business professionals, and anyone keen on self-improvement become more productive in school, work, and everyday life. Written in clear, no-frills language, they offer practical instruction, helpful hints, concrete advice, and numerous examples and exercises so that readers can approach each subject with confidence and learn to improve their skills. Introduces students, aspiring poets, and anyone with a hankering for a clever turn of phrase to the art of understanding and appreciating classic and modern poetry. Meter and rhyme, simile and metaphor, imagery and allusion -- all of the important poetic devices are discussed in clear, simple language.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       ix
What Is Poetry? x
Reading Poetry xi
How to Use This Book xii
How to Read and Interpret Poetry 1 (10)
Follow the Punctuation 1 (1)
Look for Symbols, Allusions, and Other 2 (2)
Clues
Interpretation of ``Sailing to Byzantium'' 4 (3)
Interpretation of ``Among School 7 (4)
Children''
A Brief History of Meter 11 (12)
Accentual Verse 11 (1)
Syllabic Verse 12 (1)
Accentual/Syllabic Verse 13 (4)
Free Verse 17 (2)
Review of Meter 19 (4)
Rhyme and Figurative Language 23 (14)
Kinds of Rhyme 23 (3)
Figurative Language 26 (1)
Figures of Speech 27 (10)
Types of Poems and Poetic Movements 37 (14)
Types of Poems 37 (11)
Poetic Movements and Trends 48 (3)
How Poets Create a Vision 51 (36)
Similes, Metaphors, and Personification 54 (5)
Symbol and Allegory 59 (4)
Conceits and Allusions 63 (7)
Imagery 70 (8)
Tone 78 (4)
Meter 82 (5)
Unrhymed and Rhymed Verse 87 (24)
Unrhymed Verse 87 (1)
Rhymed Verse 87 (2)
The Narrative Poem 89 (4)
Lyric Verse 93 (1)
The Ode 94 (7)
The Sonnet 101(10)
Sample Essays for Analysis 111(10)
Appendix 121