Step #1 – Ode to the Nightingale

Posted on: April 16th, 2012 by

Step #1 in our Poetry in Performance Process

Let us begin with a simple Reading of Ode to the Nightingale

The secret to a simple reading is first to understand the structure of the poem’s various sentences, even if those sentence structures are broken or confused by multiple clauses and phrases.

Fortunately, the sentences in this ode, though complex, follow standard English construction.

Step #2