A Glossary of 30 Poetic Techniques

Well, I'm sure you've all seen a glossary or two in the past - and all pretty much look the same, don't they? In fact, they should! Because if they're doing their job properly, then they should all be giving you the most important poetic techniques to know when analysing a poem. So, for what … Continue reading A Glossary of 30 Poetic Techniques

How to read a poem?

  With any good recipe, the key to an excellent result is the quality of the ingredients. The same is true of poetry! Yes, that's right - the particular ingredients (or elements) of a poem generate its overall meaning and, in turn, create an impact on you, the reader. So, it's important then, isn't it, … Continue reading How to read a poem?