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Perrine's sound and sense; an introduction to poetry, 12th ed.


Perrine's sound and sense; an introduction to poetry, 12th ed.

Arp,Thomas R. and Greg Johnson.

Wadsworth Publishing Co.


452 pages




This long-enduring introduction for students who are embarking on a serious investigation of poetry first appeared in the middle of the 20th century. The first section describes the elements of poetry, among them imagery, figurative language, tone, rhythm and meter. Throughout are example poems with questions. The second section discusses writing about poetry, and the third is an anthology without commentary.

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