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The  essentials of poetry are music(word music),vision(including imagery)and emotion.
 
Poetry springs from imagination roused by emotion,and is expressed in music and imagery.
 
In poems we should look for....
 
SUBSTANCE
 
What is  it all about? What is the subject? what does the poet say about the subject?
 
 IMAGERY
The suggestion of vivid mental pictures or images by skilful
use of words is called imagery.A poet can create or suggest beautiful sight-effects as well as beautiful sound-effects, by means of words.
 
Poets makes us see mental pictures in the following ways:
(a)By description
(b)By certain figures of speech such as simile,metaphor   
and  personification.
(c) By Picturesque Epithets.
 
EMOTION
 
The funtion of poetry is to touch the heart; that is ,to arouse emotion.