Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse Summary
John Hollander

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Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse Summary

"Rhyme's Reason" is an examination of the various forms and schemes used in English poetry written by John Hollander. Hollander's unique approach to describing these systems is to use self-referential poetry to both explain and provide examples of the systems he is discussing.

Hollander begins by defining five general types of verse; pure accentual verse that is based on a fixed pattern of accents, accentual-syllabic which combines regular patterns of accents...

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