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Perrine's Sound and Sense / Edition 10

Perrine's Sound and Sense / Edition 10


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ISBN-13: 9780155073968
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/01/1900
Edition description: 10TH
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.44(w) x 8.13(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Thomas R. Arp received a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan (1954) and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship to Stanford University. In 1955-1956, he produced educational television for the University of Michigan. He received an M.A. from Stanford University in 1960 and a Ph.D. from Stanford in 1962. He has taught at Bowdoin College, Princeton University, University of California at Berkeley, Hull University (England), and Southern Methodist University. Macmillan published his volume, THE FORM OF POETRY, in 1966, and he received a Fulbright lectureship at University of Bucharest (Romania) in 1969-1970. Arp joined Laurence Perrine in preparing revised editions of SOUND AND SENSE, STORY AND STRUCTURE, and LITERATURE: STRUCTURE, SOUND, AND SENSE beginning in 1982. He became sole author of the books in 1997, and was joined by Greg Johnson in 2002.

Greg Johnson received an M.A. in English from Southern Methodist University and a Ph.D. in English from Emory University. Dr. Johnson is the author of books of fiction, poetry, criticism, and biography, including the recent story collections, LAST ENCOUNTER WITH THE ENEMY (Johns Hopkins, 2004) and WOMEN I'VE KNOWN: NEW AND SELECTED STORIES (Ontario Review, 2007), the novel STICKY KISSES (Alyson Books, 2001), and two books on Joyce Carol Oates: INVISIBLE WRITER: A BIOGRAPHY OF JOYCE CAROL OATES (Plume, 1999), and JOYCE CAROL OATES: CONVERSATIONS 1970-2006 (Ontario Review, 2006). He joined the author team of PERRINE'S LITERATURE in 2002.

Table of Contents

Part 1. The Elements of Poetry. 1.Whats Poetry. 2. Reading the Poem. 3. Denotation and Connotation. 4. Imagery. 5. Figurative Language1: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Apostrophe, Metonymy. 6. Figurative Language 2: Symbol, Allegory. 7. Figurative Language 3: Paradox, Overstatement, Understatement, Irony. 8. Allusion. 9. Meaning and Idea. 10. Tone. 11. Musical Devices. 12. Rhythm and Meter. 13. Sound and meaning. 14. Pattern. 15. Evaluating Poetry 1: Sentimental, Rhetorical, Didactic Verse. 16. Evaluating Poetry 2: Poetic Excellence. Part 2. Poems for Further Reading.

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