The poem opens with the conventional epic formula.
出自： G. P. Krapp
A poem differs from a work written in prose by virtue of its being composed in verse.
出自： Y. Winters
误 This is a beautiful poetry.
正 This is a beautiful poem.
正 This is a beautiful piece of poetry.
误 I cannot understand the poetries of Shakespeare.
正 I cannot understand the poems of Shakespeare.
析 poetry指诗歌这种文学体裁,是不可数名词; poem指具体的诗、诗篇,是可数名词。“一首诗”可用a poem或a piece of poetry来表达,而不能用a poetry。
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