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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072484427
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/15/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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Table of Contents

Western Wind 1
Sir Patrick Spence 1
The Nymph's Reply 3
Since There's No Help 4
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love 4
Sonnet 18 [Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?] 5
Sonnet 29 [When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes] 6
Sonnet 73 [That time of year thou mayst in me behold] 6
Sonnet 130 [My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun] 7
There is a Garden in Her Face 8
Death Be Not Proud 9
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning 9
Song 11
On My First Son 12
To Celia 12
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time 13
Easter Wings 14
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent 15
The Author to Her Book 15
To My Dear and Loving Husband 16
The Lucasta, on going to the Wars 17
To His Coy Mistress 17
A Description of the Morning 19
From An Essay on Criticism 20
Epigram 21
To the University of Cambridge, in New-England 21
The Tyger 22
The Sick Rose 23
London 23
Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey 24
Composed upon Westminster Bridge 28
The World Is Too Much with Us 28
Kubla Khan 29
When We Two Parted 31
She Walks in Beauty 32
Ozymandias 33
Ode to the West Wind 33
When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be 36
To Autumn 36
Ode on a Grecian Urn 37
How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways 39
To Helen 39
The Raven 40
Ulysses 43
Tears, Idle Tears 45
My Last Duchess 46
Song of Myself, 6 47
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer 49
Cavalry Crossing a Ford 49
A Noiseless Patient Spider 50
Dover Beach 50
Uphill 51
Wild Nights - Wild Nights! 52
The Soul Selects Her Own Society 53
I Heard a Fly Buzz - When I Died 53
After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes 54
Neutral Tones 54
The Man He Killed 55
God's Grandeur 56
Pied Beauty 56
To an Athlete Dying Young 57
Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now 58
The Lake Isle of Innisfree 58
When You Are Old 59
The Second Coming 59
Sailing to Byzantium 60
Richard Cory 61
Mr. Food's Party 62
We Wear the Mask 63
Mending Wall 64
After Apple-Picking 65
Birches 66
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 68
Patterns 68
Fog 71
A Fence 72
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird 72
The Snow Man 75
The Emperor of Ice-Cream 75
To Waken an Old Lady 76
The Red Wheelbarrow 76
This Is Just to Say 77
Wild Peaches 77
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter 79
In a Station of the Metro 80
Heat 81
Poetry 81
A Grave 83
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 84
Preludes 88
Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter 90
America 91
First Fig 91
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, and Where, and Why 92
Ars Poetica 92
Dulce et Decorum Est 93
Resume 95
Buffalo Bill's 95
in Just- 96
anyone live in a pretty how town 96
Song of the Son 98
Reapers 99
The Negro Speaks of Rivers 99
Mother to Son 100
Harlem 100
Incident 101
Musee des Beaux Arts 101
My Papa's Waltz 102
The Fish 103
Sestina 105
Those Winter Sundays 106
Love Poem 107
Traveling through the Dark 108
Fern Hill 109
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night 110
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner 111
Dream Song 4 112
We Real Cool 113
For the Union Dead 113
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World 116
Aubade 117
A Supermarket in California 118
Paradoxes and Oxymorons 119
A Blessing 120
Cinderella 121
A Walk 124
Ethics 125
Metaphors 126
Daddy 126
The Tunnel 128
The Storm 130
Homage to My Hips 130
Barbie Doll 131
Siren Song 132
Digging 133
The One Girl at the Boys' Party 134
The School Children 135
Facing It 136
Prayer to the Pacific 137
An Aubade 138
The Colonel 139
Eagle Poem 140
Daystar 140
The Traveling Onion 141
Oranges 142
Bilingual Sestina 144
Boulevard du Montparnasse 145
Lost Sister 146
Eating Together 148
The Next Poem Could Be Your Last 149
Author Biographies 151
Acknowledgments 183
Historical Context for Poems 187
Index 192
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