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Publisher Description

The second book of Michael Clay Thompson's stunning new Poetry series uses architecture as an extended metaphor, showing that poems are constructed like buildings and with careful attention to every detail.


Topics: alliteration, assonance, consonance, end rhyme, rhyme scheme, internal rhyme, eye-rhyme, foot, iamb, trochee, anapest, dactyl, spondee, sonnet, ballad, rime royal, limerick, simile, metaphor, personification, apostrophe, endstopped/enjambed. Can be used as a stand-alone introduction to poetry for young students, or to set the stage for a more advanced program in middle or high school.


Enables students to understand and appreciate poetry on a far higher level than usual. Stunningly presented.


Listen to Michael Clay Thomson as he recites many of the poems in this edition. Poets quoted in this volume include: Lewis Carroll, TS Eliot, Gelett Burgess, Emily Dickinson, William Blake, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robet Louis Stevenson, John Keats, Edward Lear, Walt Whitman, Lord Byron, Robert Frost, Henry Longfellow, Percy Shelley,William Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emerson.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2014
December 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
125
Pages
PUBLISHER
Royal Fireworks Publishing
SELLER
Royal Fireworks Publishing Co., Inc.
SIZE
31.6
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 4-6

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