The Practice of Poetry - Part Two. The Things of This World: Image and Metaphor Summary & Analysis

Robin Behn
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Part Two. The Things of This World: Image and Metaphor Summary and Analysis

"The Things of This World: Image and Metaphor" consists of eleven exercises which emphasize the senses and imagery. The exercises vary in difficulty from exceedingly fun and easy ones that can be performed in a classroom in a few minutes, to exercises that will require reference books, studying, and time. They all make the writer focus on specifics and detail. Exercises include list poems, fill-in-the-blank, poems that require detailed study. The poetry exercises in this section use some of the techniques explored in the previous section. Much use is made of dream imagery and randomness. There are many poetry exercises which turn students in a direction they might not have been expecting. These challenging exercises will give writers insight into their own process...

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