An Introduction to Poetry The River Sings, by Knorr, Jeff
- ISBN: 9780130932921 | 0130932922
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/27/2003
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Breaking barriers and cultivating a lifelong love of poetry, this practical guide to reading poetry is set up to provide a background in analyzing poems, applying literary theory, forming opinions and offers approaches to discussing and writing about poetry. The volume teaches readers how a writer works so that they can feel more comfortable reading poems.The author examines survivalist poetics, how readers and writers work, literary criticism, how a poem is built; metaphor, symbol, and point of view, sound and the poem, shaping the currents of poetry, reading a poem, writers on writing, and provides poems for further reading.For those looking for an accessible introduction to poetry.