Perrine's Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry (Perrine's Sound & Sense: An Introduction to Poetry)By Greg Thomas R.Johnson
- Author: Greg Thomas R.Johnson
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Published: 2013-01-01
- Edition: 14
There's no better way for you to learn about poetry and to understand its elements than with PERRINE'S SOUND AND SENSE: AN INTRODUCTION TO POETRY. Both a concise introduction to poetry and an anthology, this classic best-seller succinctly covers the basics of poetry with chapters on the elements of poetry (imagery, figurative language, allusion, tone, rhythm and meter, pattern, etc.), unique materials for evaluating poetry, exemplary poetry selections that you'll enjoy reading, and exercises and study questions that help you understand each selection. Every poem included in this collection is a perfect illustration of the poetic concept at hand, and every reader can benefit from the book's step-by-step examination of how a poem does what it does.