The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

By: Fry, Stephen

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Stephen Fry's On Poetry provides us with a witty and entertaining guide to the mysteries of writing poetry. TERZA RIMA The terza rima mode is very fine, Great Dante used it for his famous text; It rhymes the words in every other line With each thought drawing you towards the next: A B A B, C B, C D C D...This third B rhyme is not what one expects But terza is Italian for three So terza rima means the thirdmost rhyme: This subtle trick explains, at least to me, Just why this form has stood the test of time.

Title: The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

Author Name: Fry, Stephen

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: Fifth Impression

Publisher: Hutchinson: 2005-10-20

ISBN Number: 009179661X

ISBN Number 13: 9780091796617

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo)

Seller ID: 200005