rhetorical devices

Tips for Doing a Poetry Reading

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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The poetry improves, but the presentation of it just keeps getting worse.

More Rhetorical Devices

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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Language is often a hopeless (thank God) matter of almosts that fail to be 100 percent accurate

On Rhetorical Devices and Their Use

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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If you want to escape all rhetoric, you are out of luck.

“Fractured at a Touch:” More on Abstract and Concrete

by Joe Weil Language
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We are always towards an abstraction, one way or the other, but the use of detail, how we emphasize or mute, or play with an image is at the heart of contemporary poetics.

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