How to write a poem john redmond

In the remaining four chapters I will focus on more explicitly technical considerations, on the consequences, for example, of writing a poem in long or short lines or of creating regular stanzas. AddressTo whom, or to what, is the poem addressed - and who or what is forming the address?

The Question of AddressChapter 2. Return policy After receiving the item, contact seller within Refund will be given as Return shipping Money back Buyer pays for return shipping Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. The Question of How to write a poem john redmond Index.

ScaleThe relationship between the small and the large reflects the relationship between the poem and the world. Many poems fall back on a simple lyric formula: Yet it is also possible to think of all parties to this typical transaction - writer, poem, reader - as fictions.

This chapter reveals the possibilities created when poems move back and forth from large to small scales. In this chapter I will look at poems which speak for a collective personality, which question the relationship between poem and reader, which defeat the expectations created by a particular pronoun.

Uses of RepetitionChapter 6: His overall argument arises from a very personal yetwholly professional sense of poetry as an art form in practice, andhis examples are informed by deep reading and writerly intuition. He does not patronise his reader with easy examples or workshop games, but lights on his subject with elegant pragmatism and humility.

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Select a valid country. A poem is necessarily a partial picture or account of the world around us. The Question of ScaleChapter 5: Nor need it pretend that it is addressed to any particular individual.

How to Write a Poem

It brings light to poetry as something made: Because of the cultural saturation with cinematic images, it is helpful to use the cinematic analogy when discussing poetic viewpoint.

Uses of Repetition 6. Uses of SyntaxChapter The Question of Variety Index IntroductionAll the chapters are aimed at widening the sense of what is possible in a poem. Learn more- opens in a new window or tab Quantity: A poem can insist on enlargement or diminutionand that very insistence becomes part of our reading experience Indeed, poems can bring the whole concept of size into question.

Please enter a number less than or equal to 3. A poem need not pretend there is a personality hidden behind the words. The Question of VoicesChapter 4: In the final chapter I will engage with some well-recognized traditional forms such as the ode and the epistle and impart a sense of the possibilities inherent in them.

PolyphonyIncluding multiple voices allows the poem to draw on the resources of other genres, particularly drama and the short-story. His overall argument arises from a very personal yet wholly professional sense of poetry as an art form in practice, and his examples are informed by deep reading and writerly intuition.

In this chapter I explore how parallelistic structures - repeated heads of a sentence, repeated parts of a phrase - may create momentum and excitement and powerfully focuses the attention of the reader.Poetry News "John Redmonds " How to Write a Poem " contains no falsenotes.

He does not patronise his reader with easy examples orworkshop games, but lights on. John Redmond is the author of one collection of poems, Thumb’s Width (), which was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, and he features as one of ‘The New Irish Poets’ in a Bloodaxe anthology of that name.

He was previously Assistant Editor of the long-running poetry magazine Thumbscrew, and writes reviews on a regular basis for the London Review of Books, the Times Literary. John Redmond is the author of one collection of poems, Thumb’s Width (), which was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, and he features as one.

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