Love poetry : "How do I love thee?"

by Johanson, Paula,

Format: Print Book 2014
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 809.1 J59
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
Call Number  J 809.1 J59
Humans express love in countless ways, through physical actions, emotional reactions, or heartfelt words. Capturing the perfect words to show a person's love can be challenging, yet poets have done it for hundreds of years. What is love to a poet? Author Paula Johanson discusses eight poems and poets, with chapters on William Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson, and five others. Accompanied by biographical information on the poet and end-of-chapter questions for further study, Johanson closely examines each poem, including detailed analysis of form, content, poetic technique, and theme, encouraging readers to develop the tools to understand and appreciate poetry.
"Westron wynde" / Anonymous
"Sonnet 130" / William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
"How do I love thee?" / Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)
"My last duchess" / Robert Browning (1812-1889)
"The lover and the Syringa bush" / Herman Melville (1819-1891)
"I sing the body electric" / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
"Poem 480" / Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
"Colored toys" / Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941).

Additional Information
Series Pure Poetry
Subjects Love poetry -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Poetry -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Poetry -- Authorship.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :2014
Language English
Description 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780766042841
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