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Introduction to the Poem

Introduction to the Poem - 3rd edition

Introduction to the Poem - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780867091434

ISBN10: 0867091436

Introduction to the Poem by Robert W. Boynton - ISBN 9780867091434
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 3RD 85
Copyright: 1985
Publisher: Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Introduction to the Poem by Robert W. Boynton - ISBN 9780867091434

ISBN13: 9780867091434

ISBN10: 0867091436

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 3RD 85

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Summary

Bob Boynton and Maynard Mack's intent from the first has been to suggest ways of approaching a poem that will make it more understandable and enjoyable--to introduce students to the art of reading poetry.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Poem as Subject The Subject of a Poem My Be Anything Whatever The Subject of a Poem Is Not the Same Thing as Its Theme The Meaning of a Poem Is Not the Same Thing as Its Subject or Its Theme The Poem as a Dramatic Situation Every Poem Has a Speaker The Speaker of a Poem Speaks from a Personal Situation The Speaker of a Poem Speaks to Some Kind of Audience Every Poem Is Characterized by a Distinctive Tone The Poem as a Pattern of Rhythm and Sound Rhythm Meter Sound Devices of Compression: The Poet's Shorthand Overstatement Understatement Irony and Paradox Comparison Additional Poems Chronologically Arranged