Poems By Heart from Penguin Classics


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The Huffington Post calls Poems By Heart “the best poetry app I’ve seen in a while” with “impressive artwork, smart design and solid voice recordings.”

The National Endowment of the Arts calls the app “smart and beautifully designed, with a skillful blend of iconic poetry, memorization techniques, and great gaming.”

Kirkus calls it “a sophisticated, wildly addictive tool for avowed poetry lovers.”

MacLife says it has a “terrific, animated interface” and is “a great tool.”

Confront a haunting, ominous raven, discover the ruins of an ancient, forgotten kingdom, and learn the secrets of true love.

Poems By Heart from Penguin Classics is a memorization game that will challenge you with classic poems from master wordsmiths including Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, and more. You’ll rack up high scores and achievements on your way to reciting 24 poems from heart, with recordings you can share online and email to your friends.

Poems By Heart uses brain-training techniques to make remembering poetry easy and fun—in a fast and responsive game. Each poem features two new and exclusive dramatic readings, and all-new original art. The works of John Keats, Walt Whitman, Lewis Carroll, and fifteen other iconic poets are featured in verses of adventure, romance, and horror, all carefully selected and edited by the experts at Penguin Classics.

– Two poems are included free.
– Seven packs of poems are available now in the poetry store.
– There are five different stages and twenty ranks of success.

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Poems By Heart from Penguin Classics Free Compatible with iOS devices.


September 14, 2015

Mindprint Expert Review Poems by Heart by Penguin Classics is a wonderful app to help students learn and memorize famous poems in a progressive way. The free version includes four poems, and students can add on various upgrades depending on their area or poet of interest. The poems are rated by difficulty level, so students can begin with easier poems and progress to more complex poems. They can read about the poet and choose to hear the poem recited by a male or female. They will progress through five stages to memorize the poem by successively filling in the correct…

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