Discovering Poetry

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Heinemann, 1993 - Poetry - 154 pages
This introduction to poetry provides over 100 thematically grouped poems in a variety of styles. Activities such as discussions, games and performances help students understand the meaning, form and language of poetry and reinforce the main message of the book - that poetry is fun!

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Playing with Words
Telling Stories 13
Painting Pictures 26
Making You Aware 41
Expressing Thoughts and Feelings 57
PART TWO 6 Creating 69
Narrating 85
Describing 96
Criticising 111
Reflecting 129
Glossary of Poetic Terms 146
Acknowledgements 148
Index of Poets 150
Index of Titles and First Lines 152

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