Exploring Poetry

ISBN-10: 0321088948

ISBN-13: 9780321088949

Edition: 2002

Authors: Frank Madden
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Description: Relying on engaging selections, a strong emphasis on the writing process, and a visually appealing design,Exploring Poetry puts forth a guiding philosophy that a reader's personal response to poetry forms the foundation of his or her literary experience. This book presents a comprehensive coverage of both reading and writing of poetry. Writing assignments and prompts stimulate critical thinking about works of literature. "Two Readers, Two Choices" feature illustrates diversity of opinion and the various ways in which poetry can be read. This alphabetically arranged anthology covers a broad selection of classic and contemporary poetry. Additional features include a case study on poems and painting, author photos, a glossary of literary terms, an overview of literary criticism and advice on research and documentation. For anyone interested in poetry and literature.

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List price: $128.40
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/13/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.30" wide x 8.90" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

About the Author
Making Connections
Participation: Personal Response and Critical Thinking
The Personal Dimension of Reading Poetry
Personal Response and Critical Thinking
Writing to Learn
Keeping a Journal or Reading Log
Double-Entry Journals and Logs
The Social Nature of Learning: Collaboration
Personal, Not Private
Ourselves as Readers
Different Kinds of Reading
Advice to My Son
Making Connections
Images of Ourselves
Zimmer in Grade School
Culture, Experience, and Values
Those Winter Sundays
Barbie Doll
Being in the Moment
Birmingham Bomb Kills 4 Negro Girls
Riots Flare
Boys Slain
(from New York Times)
Ballad of Birmingham
The Whole and Its Parts
Participating, Not Solving
Responding to Language
Denotation and Connotation
The Naked and the Nude
Using our Imaginations
Writing to Imagine: Creating Images through Comparison
Creating Images through Concrete Sensory Descriptions
Simple Truths
The Traveling Onion
Communication: Writing About Poetry
The Response Essay
Voice and Writing
Voice and Response to Poetry
Writing to Describe
Choosing Details
Choosing Details from Poetry
Writing to Compare
Comparing and Contrasting Using a Venn Diagram
Possible Worlds
Response to Poetry: Describing and Comparing
Staying Anchored in the Poem
From First Response to Final Draft
Using First Responses
Extending Ideas
Semantic Mapping or Clustering
Mix and Match
The Response Essay: Composing a Draft
Student First Draft
Organization and Unity
Showing Support
Student Revised Draft
Analysis And Argumentation
Exploration and Analysis: The Elements of Poetry
Your First Response
Close Reading
Annotating the Text
Poetry in Its Many Contexts
Your Critical Approach
Interpretive Communities
Reading and Analyzing Poetry
Language and Style
War Is Kind
The Word 'Plum
Meeting at Night
Figurative Language: Everyday Poetry
A Dream Deferred
Oread, H.D
The Wind
The Guitarist Tunes Up
The Road Not Taken
The Hug
Sound and Structure
Finding the Beat: Limericks
Rhyme, Alliteration, Assonance
Formal Verse
Sonnet #29
Love Is Not All
Blank Verse
Free Verse
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
Interpretation: What Does the Poem Mean?
Theme or Moral
Types of Poetry
Lyric Poetry
Narrative Poetry
Getting Ideas for Writing about Poetry
Pigeon Woman
Generating Ideas for Writing
Argumentation: Interpreting and Evaluating Poetry
The Critical Essay
Choosing a Topic: Process and Product
Writing to Analyze or Explicate
Writing to Compare
Writing about the Beliefs or Actions of the Speaker
Writing about Poetry in Context
Critical Thinking: Induction and Substantiation
Thinking Critically about Poetry
Facts and Opinions
Ex-Basketball Player
Supporting Connections
Interpretation: What Do You Think It Means?
A Defensible Interpretation, Not the Right Answer
Developing an Interpretation
Language and Form
The Speaker
The Whole: Theme
Beliefs or Actions Expressed by the Speaker or Characters
The Work in Context
Interpretation or Evaluation
Evaluation: How Well Does It Work?
Developing Standards
Developing Standards for Evaluating Poetry
Your Own Standards: Expectations and Intentions
Standards for Evaluating Poetry
Generating Ideas for a Critical Essay
Argumentation: Writing a Critical Essay
The Shape of an Argument
Planning Your Argument
Supporting Your Argument
Opening, Closing, and Revising Your Argument
A Student's Critical Essay: Explication and Evaluation
An Anthology Of Poetry
On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City
Phenomenal Woman
To Live in the Borderlands Means You
Dover Beach
Siren Song
You Fit Into Me
The Unknown Citizen
The Mother
We Real Cool
The Chimney Sweeper
To See a World in a Grain of Sand
In the Waiting Room
The Fish
One Art
Porphyria's Lover
Sweet Mama Wanda Tells Fortunes for a Price
Victoria's Secret
My Father in the Navy: A Childhood Memory
A Man Said to the Universe
anyone lives in a pretty how town, e.e. cummings
somewhere I have never traveled
Icarus Again
I heard a fly buzz -
when I died
Tell all the truth but tell it slant
After great pain, a formal feeling comes
Much Madness is divinest Sense
She Sweeps with many-colored brooms
There is a certain slant of light
Success is Counted Sweetest
The Flea
Death Be Not Proud
A Valediction Forbidding Mourning
We Wear the Mask
The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock
Late Night at the Pawn Shop
Constantly Risking Absurdity
Fire and Ice
Mending Wall
Out, Out . . .
Losses that Turn Up in Dreams
A Supermarket in California
Ella, in a Square Apron, Along Highway 80
Sonnet Ending with a Film Subtitle
The Man He Killed
Mid-Term Break
Pied Beauty
The Loveliest of Trees
When I was one-and-twenty
I, Too
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
When I have Fears That I May Cease to Be
Saint Francis and the Sow
The Dead Shall Be Raised Incorruptible
Night Sounds
Facing It
After Love
This Be the Verse
How To Watch Your Brother Die
The Gift
Ars Poetica
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
To His Coy Mistress
If I Should Learn, in Some Quite Casual Way
What Lips My Lips have Kissed, and Where, and Why
How Soon Hath Time
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
For My Father
Ode to My Socks
Sex Without Love
Dulce et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori
To Be of Use
The Nymph's Reply
Diving into the Wreck
Mourning Picture
The Purpose of Altar Boys
Mr. Flood's Party, Edwin Arlington Robinson
Richard Cory
Elegy for Jane
My Papa's Waltz
Pain for a Daughter
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day (Sonnet 18)
Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds (Sonnet 116)
My Mistress's Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun (Sonnet 130)
When My Love Swears That She Is made of Truth (Sonnet 138)
That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold (Sonnet 73)
The Pleasure of Reading
Telephone Conversation
The Youngest Daughter
Traveling Through the Dark
The Emperor of Ice Cream
Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night
The Force that through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower
The Mosquito
From Song of Myself
At the Ball Game
This Is Just to Say
Composed on Westminster Bridge
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
My Heart Leaps Up
A Blessing
The Question of Loyalty
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
When You Are Old
Case Study on Poems and Painting: Thinking About Interpretation, Poetry, and Painting
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Mus�e des Beaux Arts
Icarus Again
Before an Old Painting of the Crucifixion
The Starry Night
The Starry Night
The Love Letter
When a Woman Holds a Letter
The Old Guitarist
The Man with the Blue Guitar
Mourning Picture
Mourning Picture
The Gleaners
The Clark Institute: Labor Day, 1999
Critical Approaches to Literature
Research and Documentation: Writing with Secondary Sources
Documentation-Some Basics
What Must Be Documented
Where and How
Evaluating Sources from the Internet
The Physical Layout of the Research Essay
Documentation-MLA Style
Citing Sources in the Text of the Essay
Works Cited Documentation
Electronic Sources
Other Sources
Sample Works Cited
A Glossary of Literary Terms
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