With her deceptively simple verses, Dickinson introduced a world of innovations in rhyme, meter, and metaphor. Over 100 of her best-known, best-loved poems appear here, including "Because I could not stop for Death," "Hope is the thing with feathers," "I heard a fly buzz when I died," "I'm nobody! Wh... read more
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War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon by Siegfried Sassoon Epigrammatic and bitterly satirical verses by the well-known English poet convey the shocking brutality and pointlessness of World War I. Includes "Counter-Attack," "They," "The General," "Base Details," and other poems.
The Waste Land, Prufrock and Other Poems by T. S. Eliot Representing the essential T. S. Eliot, these 25 works include the title poem plus the complete Prufrock ("The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "Portrait of a Lady," others) and the complete Poems. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
With her deceptively simple verses, Dickinson introduced a world of innovations in rhyme, meter, and metaphor. Over 100 of her best-known, best-loved poems appear here, including "Because I could not stop for Death," "Hope is the thing with feathers," "I heard a fly buzz when I died," "I'm nobody! Who are you?" and many more.
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