How to Write Poetry (SparkNotes Ultimate Style)

How to Write Poetry (SparkNotes Ultimate Style)

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How to Write Poetry (SparkNotes Ultimate Style) by SparkNotes Editors

The Ultimate Style series aims to give students a recipe of sorts for creating excellent creative and academic prose and poetry. Each book is constructed as a set of instructions that are meant to illuminate the writing process, eliminating the mystery that so many other books seem to celebrate. Our belief is that writing well is a skill all students can learn, if they have the right guidance along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411423442
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 08/25/2008
Series: SparkNotes Ultimate Style Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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How to Write Poetry (SparkNotes Ultimate Style) 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Nazire More than 1 year ago
I love, love, love this book.! Everything you need get you started to write a poem is here! It's great for beginners and those who are more experienced. It's great for new, budding or those who are just interested in poetry. Even if you're not actually interested in writing poetry, however appreciate poetry a lot and want to know what's happening on the other side, it's a great introduction. It goes through the fundamental steps quickly, touching on the basics, telling you the reasons behind and the pitfalls of writing poetry. It however does not get to the complicated parts, does not branch out too much, and go into the intricate details. So this keeps you informed, interested and in the loop. THIS BOOK IS ESPECIALLY GREAT FOR THOSE WHO JUST NEEDS TO WRITE A POEM(S) FOR A CLASS. It tells you everything you need to know in order to successfully complete your assignment. This book has great exercises at the end of each chapter, great examples and let me show you segments which anyone can find useful. It's organized into chapters, that are also efficiently organized within itself, leaving you with a clear, logical flow that is fool proof to not get you confused. It's great for seasoned writers for a quick glance, review that can inspire many others, or remind one of old tricks that may have been forgotten through times and other complicated theories of poetry writing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one book that anyone will use to create good and great poems. It looked like it was well researched and everything seemed to provide the information I need to create new poems.
wyominglady More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent guide for the experienced or novice poet. Easy to follow text with tips and guidelines from published poets.
Muse4thepoet More than 1 year ago
This is an invaluable book for budding poets, and seasoned poets alike. Takes the mystery out of writing poetry for those just learning. A useful tool for seasoned poets who may think they are writing correct free verse but in fact are way off.