The Language of Poetry
By John McRae
Routledge – 1998 – 168 pages
The Language of Poetry:
* develops the student's ability to read and evaluate poetic texts of many kinds
* includes activities, commentaries and extensions to each extract
* covers a variety of poetic language, ranging from songs, advertisements and spoken language to the more traditional forms of the sonnet, ode and free verse
* includes poetry from Philip Larkin, Maya Angelou, Dylan Thomas and Tony Harrison.