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Perrine's Sound and Sense An Introduction to Poetry

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ISBN-10: 1413030548

ISBN-13: 9781413030549

Edition: 12th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas R. Arp, Greg Johnson

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There's no better way for you to learn about poetry and understand its elements than with PERRINE'S SOUND AND SENSE. Both a concise introduction to poetry and an anthology, this classic best-seller succinctly covers the basics of poetry with chapters on evaluating poetry, exemplary poetry selections that you'll enjoy reading, and exercises that help you understand each selection. Every poem included in this collection is not only a perfect illustration of the poetic concept at hand, but a remarkable work in its own right.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 4/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Thomas R. Arp received a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan (1954) and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship to Stanford University. In 1955-1956, he produced educational television for the University of Michigan. He received an M.A. from Stanford University in 1960 and a Ph.D. from Stanford in 1962. He has taught at Bowdoin College, Princeton University, University of California at Berkeley, Hull University (England), and Southern Methodist University. Macmillan published his volume, THE FORM OF POETRY, in 1966, and he received a Fulbright lectureship at University of Bucharest (Romania) in 1969-1970. Arp joined Laurence Perrine in preparing revised editions of SOUND AND SENSE, STORY…    

The Elements of Poetry
What Is Poetry?
The Eagle
Dulce et Decorum Est
Reviewing Chapter One
Understanding and Evaluating Poetry
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
The Whipping
The last Night that She lived
Ballad of Birmingham
Kitchenette Building
The Red Wheelbarrow
Constantly risking absurdity
Suicide's Note
Terence, this is stupid stuff
Ars Poetica
Suggestions for Writing
Reading the Poem
The Man He Killed
A Study of Reading Habits
Is my team plowing
Reviewing Chapter Two
Break of Day
There's been a Death, in the Opposite House
When in Rome
Animals Are Passing from Our Lives
The Clod and the Pebble
Storm Warnings
Suggestions for Writing
Denotation and Connotation
There is no Frigate like a Book
When my love swears that she is made of truth
Pathedy of Manners
Reviewing Chapter Three
Naming of Parts
The world is too much with us
Desert Places
Let No Charitable Hope
A Hymn to God the Father
One Art
Suggestions for Writing
Meeting at Night
Parting at Morning
Reviewing Chapter Four
The Widow's Lament in Springtime
The Man with Night Sweats
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
Living in Sin
The Forge
After Apple-Picking
Those Winter Sundays
An August Night
The Snow Man
To Autumn
Suggestions for Writing
Figurative Language I: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Apostrophe, Metonymy
It sifts from Leaden Sieves
The Author to Her Book
The Telephone
Bright Star
Reviewing Chapter Five
I taste a liquor never brewed
Ghost of a Chance
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
To His Coy Mistress
Introduction to Poetry
Suggestions for Writing
Figurative Language 2: Symbol, Allegory
The Road Not Taken
A Noiseless Patient Spider
The Sick Rose
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
Reviewing Chapter Six
The Writer
Fire and Ice
Harlem Hopscotch
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing
Because I could not stop for Death
Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness
Weighing the Dog
Suggestions for Writing
Figurative Language 3: Paradox, Overstatement, Understatement, Irony
Much Madness is divinest Sense
The Sun Rising
Barbie Doll
The Chimney Sweeper
Reviewing Chapter Seven
Lady Luncheon Club
Batter my heart, three-personed God
Sorting Laundry
The History Teacher
Mid-Term Break
A Considerable Speck
The Unknown Citizen
In the inner city
My Last Duchess
Suggestions for Writing
"Out, Out-"
From Macbeth ("She should have died hereafter")
Reviewing Chapter Eight
In Just-
Yet Do I Marvel
On His Blindness
Miniver Cheevy
My Son the Man
Siren Song
Journey of the Magi
Leda and the Swan
Suggestions for Writing
Meaning and Idea
Little Jack Horner
Loveliest of Trees
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Reviewing Chapter Nine
The Rhodora: On Being Asked, Whence Is the Flower?
I never saw a Moor
"Faith" is a fine invention
On the Sonnet
The Lamb
The Tiger
The Indifferent
Love's Deity
My Number
I had heard it's a fight
Suggestions for Writing
For a Lamb
Apparently with no surprise
Since there's no help
Picnic, Lightning
Reviewing Chapter Ten
My mistress' eyes
Crossing the Bar
The Oxen
One dignity delays for all
'Twas warm-at first-like Us
The Apparition
The Flea
Dover Beach
Church Going
Suggestions for Writing
Musical Devices
The Turtle
That night when joy began
The Waking
God's Grandeur
Reviewing Chapter Eleven
Blow, blow, thou winter wind
We Real Cool
Woman Work
Rite of Passage
As imperceptibly as Grief
Music Lessons
Traveling through the dark
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Suggestions for Writing
Rhythm and Meter
Reviewing Chapter Twelve
"Introduction" to Songs of Innocence
Had I the Choice
The Aim Was Song
Old Ladies' Home
To a Daughter Leaving Home
A Blessing
Porphyria's Lover
Break, break, break
Suggestions for Writing
Sound and Meaning
Pease Porridge Hot
Eight O'Clock
Sound and Sense
I heard a Fly buzz-when I died
Reviewing Chapter Thirteen
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Tree at My Window
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
At the round earth's imagined corners
Blackberry Eating
The Health-Food Diner
The Dance
Suggestions for Writing
The Pulley
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
That time of year
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Reviewing Chapter Fourteen
From Romeo and Juliet
Death, be not proud
The Sheaves
The White City
We Wear the Mask
Sonnenizio on a Line from Drayton
Acquainted with the Night
In Memory of the Unknown Poet, Robert Boardman Vaughn
Villanelle for an Anniversary
The House on the Hill
These are the days when Birds come back
Delight in Disorder
Still to be Neat
Suggestions for Writing
Evaluating Poetry I: Sentimental, Rhetorical, Didactic Verse
Reviewing Chapter Fifteen
God's Will for You and Me
Pied Beauty
A Poison Tree
The Most Vital Thing in Life
Lower New York: At Dawn
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
The Old-Fashioned Pitcher
The Days Gone By
The Engine
I like to see it lap the Miles
When I have fears that I may cease to be
O Solitude!
Suggestions for Writing
Evaluating Poetry 2: Poetic Excellence
The Canonization
Ode on a Grecian Urn
There's a certain Slant of light
Home Burial
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Sunday Morning
The Weary Blues
The Fish
Diving into the Wreck