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Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry

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This text is viewed by both poets and teachers alike as one of the most practical and most teachable introductory poetry texts available. The overall pedagogical strategy is to teach by showing rather than telling; that is, the text focuses on examples to elucidate the elements of poetry, rather than relying upon strict definitions. It includes exercises, chapter summaries ...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 634 pages
Published December 1st 1992 by McGraw-Hill Companies
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Margaret
Jan 04, 2016 Margaret rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was my poetry textbook in college in 1990 or so. It was OK then; I wasn't much of a poetry fan but as an English major I had to read some. But I enjoyed it a lot more this time around: I didn't have to read it! My kids are reading it now as part of their homeschool work; I read along with them so we can discuss it. One likes it more than the other. If you knew them, you could guess which was which. :-)
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good first text on poetry
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