Close Reading: How to Read a Poem

How to be better at close-reading poetry in a few simple steps ‘Close reading’ is not as straightforward as it may appear. Many readers of poetry, for instance, may have encountered ‘close readings’ of poems which are anything but. They’re not so much ‘close’ as ‘at arm’s length’. What if you want to get really close to […]

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