Summary: Discovering Poetry maintains the exceptional organization and pedagogy of Guth and Rico's Discovering Literature, but includes an even wider range and number of poems for readers to enjoy. Blending less traditional works with classic favorites, the book includes selection introductions that provide essential context and analytical tools, and follow-up questions that promote both close reading and personal response. Writing ideas and examples appear throughout, and a &quo ...show moret;writing about poetry" section at the end of each chapter supplies writing suggestions, guides, and models. Lively discussions provide a rich context for reading, showing poetry to be interesting and accessible. The extensive apparatus does more than competing poetry texts to invite readers into literature, to make them more eager and informed active readers. Balances classic and modern works of women and men and of mainstream and minority or Third World writers. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 93
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