ERIC Number: ED041879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: 0
What to Say about a Poem...and Other Essays.
Wimsatt, W. K., Jr.; And Others
Topics of the three essays in this bulletin--which originally appeared in the February, 1963, issue of "College English" and the March and April, 1963, issues of the "English Journal"--are (1) how the materials of language and poetry and the perceptions of individual minds are employed in examining a poem; (2) procedures for reading and understanding the meanings (both literal and figurative) and the patterns of poetry together with an anlysis of the contemporary needs for poetry; and (3) the importance of understanding tone when interpreting literature, especially poetry. Authors of essays are W. K. Wimsatt, Jr., Josephine Miles, and Laurence Perrine. (JMC)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.