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ERIC Number: ED018415
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1958
Pages: 1
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WRITING LIGHT VERSE.
ARMOUR, RICHARD
VARIOUS ASPECTS OF WRITING LIGHT VERSE, EITHER FOR FUN OR FOR PUBLICATION, ARE DISCUSSED IN THIS BOOK--(1) THE NATURE AND APPEAL OF LIGHT VERSE AND ITS MANY VARIETIES, (2) SUBJECTS WHICH LEND THEMSELVES BEST TO THE LIGHT-VERSE TREATMENT, (3) THE APPLICATION OF WHAT ONE HAS LEARNED FROM READING, THINKING, AND CLOSELY OBSERVING HUMAN FOIBLES, (4) WAYS TO BEGIN THE FLOW OF IDEAS, (5) METRICAL FORMS BEST SUITED FOR THIS TYPE OF WRITING AND GRACEFUL METHODS OF HANDLING THEM, (6) THE USES AND ABUSES OF RHYME AND WAYS TO DISTINGUISH FRESH FROM HACKNEYED VERSE, (7) THE CREATION OF VERSE THAT ATTRACTS ATTENTION AND AROUSES ANTICIPATION, (8) THE WRITING OF FORCEFUL ENDINGS AND IMAGINATIVE TITLES, (9) EFFECTIVE REVISIONS, AND (10) INFORMATION PERTINENT TO MARKETING THE FINISHED PRODUCT. EXAMPLES OF THE AUTHOR'S AND OTHER POETS' VERSE ARE INCLUDED FOR ILLUSTRATION. (THIS BOOK WAS PUBLISHED BY WRITERS INCORPORATED, BOSTON, $3.95.) (JB)
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