The Music of the Hemispheres
Michael Clay Thompson
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This introduction to poetry emphasizes that poetry demands a whole-brain appreciation.
Among featured topics in this volume are:
Sound in language
Rhyme, end rhyme, rhyme scheme, internal rhyme, eye rhyme.
Meter: the foot, iamb, trochee, anapest, dactyl.
Stanza: sonnet, quatrain, couplet, ballad.
Poetic techniques: simile and metaphor.
Poets quoted include: Emily Dickinson, Robert Burns; William Shakespeare; Thomas Hardy, John Keats, William Wordsworth, Ralph Waldo Emerson.
What's New in Version 1.3.1
More poems added to the Poems chapter. This edition now features a pretest and post-test. Review quiz now available online.
- Level: Grades 3-4
- Category: Poetry
- Published: May 07, 2014
- Publisher: Royal Fireworks Publishing
- Seller: Royal Fireworks Publishing Co., Inc.
- Print Length: 144 Pages
- Language: English
- Version: 1.3.1