Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

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From writing poems to writing birthday cards, and from the garret to the classroom, the "Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes" has what every writer (or budding writer) needs. It contains 45,000 words, including proper names, place names, and foreign terms used in English. The organization and layout are remarkably clear, making the volume very easy to use; there is also a complete index. In-text notes offers tips on using rhymes effectively, makes suggestions for expanding the rhyming lists included in the book, and gives examples of how poets, past and present, have used rhyme. The wide-ranging and accessible introduction offers a brief outline of rhyming in its literary and historical contexts, and gives further advice on creative writing. The design is contemporary and clear, making the "Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes" simple to navigate. This is a must-have tool for writers of all kinds and a superb reference for English teachers, as well as being a delight for everyone who likes to play with words.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 34mm | 467g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • No
  • 019280636X
  • 9780192806369

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Introduction; Dictionary; Indexshow more

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