Table of contents for Understanding poetry / Cleanth Brooks, Robert Penn Warren.


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1. Poetry as a Way of Saying. 2. Dramatic Situation. 3. Description: Images, Modes, and Attitudes. 4. Tone. 5. Analogical Language: Metaphor and Symbol. 6. Theme, Meaning, and Dramatic Structure. 7. Applications: The Poet Looks at a Bird. 8. Poems for Study. 9. Representative Poems of our Time. Appendix A: How Poems Came About -- Intention and Meaning. Appendix B: Metrics. Appendix C: Metaphor and Symbol -- Compared and Contrasted.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English poetry.
American poetry.