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Making Sense of Poetry

This plain-speaking introduction to the study and understanding of poetry avoids academic jargon and provides a clear pathway to coming to a deeper awareness of poetry of the present and past ages. The guide is written in a clear and at times amusing style by a long-standing expert in the field.

The guide begins by examining the physical shape of a poem on the page, then moves on to a shopping list of topics:

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Imagery
  3. Point of view
  4. Personalities
  5. Actions
  6. The senses
  7. Position
  8. Rhythm and rhyme
  9. External references
  10. The unexpected

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To contact the author, please email him at books@locheesoft.com.