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From the bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes this essential primer to reading poetry like a professor that unlocks the keys to enjoying works from Lord Byron to the BeatlesNo literary form is as admired and feared as poetry Admired for its lengthy pedigreea line of poets extending back to a time before recorded historyand a ubiquitous presence in virtually all cultures, poetry is also revered for its great beauty and the powerful emotions it evokes But the form has also instilled trepidation in its many admirers mainly because of a lack of familiarity and knowledge Poetry demandsfrom readersintellectually, emotionally, and spirituallythan other literary forms Most of us started out loving poetry because it filled our beloved children s books from Dr Seuss to Robert Louis Stevenson Eventually, our reading shifted to prose and later when we encountered poetry again, we had no recent experience to make it feel familiar But reading poetry doesnt need to be so overwhelming In an entertaining and engaging voice, Thomas C Foster shows readers how to overcome their fear of poetry and learn to enjoy it onceFrom classic poets such as Shakespeare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Edna St Vincent Millay to later poets such as EE Cummings, Billy Collins, and Seamus Heaney, How to Read Poetry Like a Professor examines a wide array of poems and teaches readers How to read a poem to understand its primary meaningThe different technical elements of poetry such as meter, diction, rhyme, line structures, length, order, regularity, and how to learn to see these elements as allies rather than adversariesHow to listen for a poems secondary meaning by paying attention to the echoes that the language of poetry summons upHow to hear the music in poemsand the poetry in songs With How to Read Poetry Like a Professor, readers can rediscover poetry and reap its many rewards


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