Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry / Edition 4

Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry / Edition 4

by John Frederick Nims, David Mason, John Frederick Nims, David Mason
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073031801

ISBN-13: 9780073031804

Pub. Date: 06/11/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

WESTERN WIND teaches by example and provides an outstanding collection of classic and contemporary poems. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.

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WESTERN WIND teaches by example and provides an outstanding collection of classic and contemporary poems. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073031804
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/11/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Senses1. WHERE EXPERIENCE STARTS: The Image The Role Of The Senses Anonymous, Western Wind The Specific Image Exercises And Diversions 2. WHAT'S IT LIKE? Simile, Metaphor and Other Figures Simile And Metaphor Analogy Synesthia Allusion Personfication, Mythology Exercises And Diversions 3. THE BROKEN COIN: The Use Of Symbol Synecdoche, Metonymy The Symbol Thing-Poems Allegory Exercises and Diversions 4. BINOCULAR VISION: Antipoetry, Paradox, Irony, the Withheld Image Antipoetry Paradox Irony Understatement—The Withheld Image Overstatement Exercises & Diversions Part Two: The Emotions. 5. THE COLOR OF THOUGHT: The Emotions in Poetry The Role Of Emotion Sense And Sentimentality Exercises and Diversions Part Three: The Words. 6. MACHINE FOR MAGIC: The Fresh Usual Words Living Words Less Is More Exercises and Diversions Part Four: The Sounds. 7. GOLD IN THE ORE: The Sounds Of English Vowels Consonants Exercises and Diversions (and more...)

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