The Practice of Poetry - Part Four. Truth in Strangeness: Accidents, chance and the nonrational Summary & Analysis

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Part Four. Truth in Strangeness: Accidents, chance and the nonrational Summary and Analysis

Many of these poetry exercises are fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice. The subtitle of the section, "Accidents, chance and the non-rational" describes both the methods used and what students can expect from the poems they write using the exercises in this part. If there is an operative word for this section, then the word could be "wacky." While poems that result from this section will display varying degrees of wackiness, the first impressions of the exercises will probably be amusement—and relief. Most of the exercises present the student with fun, pain-free romps through language and imagination that are sure to tickle the funny-bone.

"Intelligence Test" by Alberta Turner is written like a multiple choice test, except that the right answers are the ones...

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