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CHAPTER IV. THE METRICAL TALE

Characteristics of the Metrical Tale-Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales'

Some Other Groups of Metrical Tales.-Suggestions to Students-

Examples of Single Metrical Tales: "The Highwayman" (Noves)
"The Brothers" (Gibson).-List of Metrical Tales for Optional
Readings. Review.

CHAPTER I. THE ODE

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Characteristics of the Ode.-Some Examples of the Ode: "Alexan-
der's Feast" (Dryden).-Suggestions to Students.-"Ode on Intima-
tions of Immortality" (Wordsworth).-Suggestions to Students.-
"Ode to the West Wind" (Shelley).-Suggestions to Students.-"Lin-
coln, the Man of the People" (Edwin Markham).-"A Song of Vic-
tory" (Edwin Markham).—List of Great Odes for Optional Reading.

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Edmund Spenser .

Chaucer, England's Greatest Writer of Metrical Tales .

The Canterbury Pilgrims

Alfred Tennyson .

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Frontispiece

Some of the Principal Poets of America .

Interior of the Fortune Theater, London, built in 1599
Shakespeare's Grave in Stratford Church Chancel .

John Drew as Shakespeare.

Robert Browning.

Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey

Charles Dickens

Edgar Allan Poe

President Wilson and Cardinal Mercier

Chart showing Types according to Chronological Literary Periods

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