Understanding Poetry

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Understanding Poetry

A series of lessons and examples

The magic of poetry can sometimes be a difficult thing to tap into. Meaning can sometimes be hidden behind a complex metaphor or a literary device we don’t quite understand.

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen” – Leonardo Da Vinci

I am here to help you understand. Click the links below and unlock the wondrous world of epics, romances, and the every-day seen through the eyes of the greats.

Poetic Devices

 

Analysis

 

Examples and Links

Should you require any more information, request a lesson, or have any poetry related questions, please contact me with the forum below:

Top Photo: La farandole de Pétrarque, by Marie Alexandre Valentin Sellier (19/20th century) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.