Download Rhyme's Reason in PDF by John Hollander Full Book and published by Yale University Press. This book was released on 2001-01-01 with total page 152 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In his classic text, 'Rhyme’s reason', the distinguished poet and critic John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In this substantially expanded and revised edition, Hollander adds a section of examples taken from centuries of poetry that exhibit the patterns he has described.