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The Language of Poetry #2020

The Language of Poetry This book is a guide to devices used by poets and is intended for anyone who has to analyse poetry probably for an exam or who simply wants to understand these devices Entries are made in alphabetic

  • Title: The Language of Poetry
  • Author: ElizabethAllen
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Language of Poetry By ElizabethAllen, This book is a guide to devices used by poets and is intended for anyone who has to analyse poetry, probably for an exam, or who simply wants to understand these devices Entries are made in alphabetical order, and they cover different kinds of imagery such as similes and metaphors as well as meter, form and structure There will of course be people who dislike pulling poeThis book is a guide to devices used by poets and is intended for anyone who has to analyse poetry, probably for an exam, or who simply wants to understand these devices Entries are made in alphabetical order, and they cover different kinds of imagery such as similes and metaphors as well as meter, form and structure There will of course be people who dislike pulling poems to pieces, but others may like or need to have a deeper insight into the meaning of a poem and the way it is written For each entry one or examples are presented, and these are from the works of poets of the past such as Robert Browning and Thomas Hardy in addition to contemporary writers including Simon Armitage and John Agard A number of the poems cited are in the English Literature curriculum of certain exam boards in the United Kingdom Following the definitions of the devices and the examples is a series of twenty multiple choice questions that enable students to test themselves on their understanding An answer key is given at the end.

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    1. For those who don t know their assonance from their epigraph, this is a great introduction to the language of poetry Conversely, for those well versed in the banter of bards there are still many informative and interesting explanations.Although ticking all the academic boxes the style of the book is extremely readable and accessible Everything from alliteration to tone is covered with an end of book multiple choice test to check your learning.Each linguistic device is illustrated with examples f [...]

    2. The Language of Poetry by Elizabeth Allen offers a comprehensive and accessible guide to explaining how poetry works and the devices used by poets but at the same time is an excellent read in itself The author who has an extensive knowledge and understanding of poetry breaks down the elements of the subject in a clear, concise way.The construction of the book has been well thought out and executed with entries made in alphabetical order covering various kinds of imagery and discussing such subje [...]

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