How would you describe the meter of “Poetry”?
a somewhat regular pattern of syllables per line
The poem makes use of
phrases quoted from the works of other writers.
Which of the following is NOT one of the “important phenomena” mentioned in the poem?
Does the speaker really “dislike” poetry, as she claims in the first line?
Not entirely; the speaker uses the poem to try to articulate what separates good poetry from bad poetry.
Which of the following best describes good poetry, according to “Poetry”?
It is genuine.