Western Wind / Edition 3

Western Wind / Edition 3

by John Frederick Nims
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070465746

ISBN-13: 9780070465749

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This text is viewed by both poets and teachers alike as one of the most practical and most teachable introductory poetry texts available. The overall pedagogical strategy is to teach by showing rather than telling; that is,the text focuses on examples to elucidate the elements of poetry,rather than relying upon strict definitions. It includes exercises,chapter

Overview

This text is viewed by both poets and teachers alike as one of the most practical and most teachable introductory poetry texts available. The overall pedagogical strategy is to teach by showing rather than telling; that is,the text focuses on examples to elucidate the elements of poetry,rather than relying upon strict definitions. It includes exercises,chapter summaries,games,diagrams,illustrations,and 4-color reproduction of great works of art. The excellent selection of poetry includes new poets as well as"classics",and the coverage of women poets and minorities is expanded in this edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070465749
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
634
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.03(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Senses
1. WHERE EXPERIENCE STARTS: The Image
The Role Of The Senses
Anonymous, Western Wind
Archibald Macleish, Eleven
Robert Morgan, Stretching
Sappho, There's A Man
T.S. Eliot, Preludes
Anonymous, Brief Autumnal
The Specific Image
Ezra Pound, In A Station Of The Metro Alba ("As Cool As The Pale Wet Leaves...")
Anthony Hecht, The End Of The Weekend
Anonymous, Sir Patrick Spens
Exercises And Diversions Brewester Ghiselin, Rattler, Alert
Sappho, Leaving Crete, Come Visit Again
2. WHAT'S IT LIKE? Simile, Metaphor and Other Figures
Simile And Metaphor
Robinson Jeffers, The Purse-Seine
Robert Frost, The Silken Tent
Emily Dickinson, My Life Had Stood--A Loaded Gun
Linda Pastan, Returning
Margaret Atwood, Habitation
William Butler Yeats, No Second Troy
Robert Frost, A Patch Of Old Snow
Helen Chasin, City Pigeons
Analogy
Walter De La Mare, All But Blind
Synesthia
Allusion
Alexander Pope, Intended For Sir Isaac Newton
Personfication, Mythology
(and more...)

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