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This book of Singlish poems in sonnet form has a unique blend of cultural references and linguistic style. The poems explore love and identity while providing a glimpse into Singaporean culture and language. If you're a fan of poetry that blends tradition with modernity, this book is a must-read.

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sonnets from the singlish upsize edition is a collection of 88 poems on love, language and the pursuit of laughter. the poems are loosely translated from the english-based creole language colloquially spoken in singapore, widely known as singlish.the poems were originally composed in the sonnet form, an archaic italian fourteen-line rhyming verse form that follows the rhythmic rules of iambic pentameter. people still write like this primarily for ease of formatting. they are most tolerable when read out loudly in a singaporean accent.this is not a reprint, it's an UPSIZE... and it's 88 poems instead of 44, for double the huat.

Sonnets From The Singlish: Upsize Edition

ISBN: 9789810978846
Authors: Joshua Ip
Publisher: Math Paper Press
Date of Publication: 2015-10-30
Format: Paperback
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This book of Singlish poems in sonnet form has a unique blend of cultural references and linguistic style. The poems explore love and identity while providing a glimpse into Singaporean culture and language. If you're a fan of poetry that blends tradition with modernity, this book is a must-read.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

sonnets from the singlish upsize edition is a collection of 88 poems on love, language and the pursuit of laughter. the poems are loosely translated from the english-based creole language colloquially spoken in singapore, widely known as singlish.the poems were originally composed in the sonnet form, an archaic italian fourteen-line rhyming verse form that follows the rhythmic rules of iambic pentameter. people still write like this primarily for ease of formatting. they are most tolerable when read out loudly in a singaporean accent.this is not a reprint, it's an UPSIZE... and it's 88 poems instead of 44, for double the huat.