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Poetry and contemporary speech

Lascelles Abercrombie

Poetry and contemporary speech

by Lascelles Abercrombie

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Published by English Association in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Lascelles Abercrombie.
SeriesEnglish Association pamphlet -- no.27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19558059M

Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. The Modern American Poetry Site is a comprehensive learning environment and scholarly forum for the study of modern and contemporary American poetry. MAPS welcomes submissions of original essays and teaching materials related to MAPS poets and the Anthology of Modern American Poetry.

Poetry, literature that evokes a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or an emotional response through language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound, and rhythm. Poetry is a vast subject, as old as history, present wherever religion is present, and possibly the . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Characteristics. Prose poetry is written as prose, without the line breaks associated with r, it makes use of poetic devices such as fragmentation, compression, repetition, rhyme, metaphor, and figures of speech. History. In 17th-century Japan, Matsuo Bashō originated haibun, a form of prose poetry combining haiku with prose. It is best exemplified by his book Oku no Hosomichi. Plato's discussions of rhetoric and poetry are both extensive and influential. As in so many other cases, he sets the agenda for the subsequent tradition. And yet understanding his remarks about each of these topics—rhetoric and poetry—presents us with significant philosophical and interpretive challenges.


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The answer of course is yes; and with this in mind I began to see that poetry is all around us whether we realise it or not, in the form of song, rap, football chants, nursery rhyme But then I discovered another version: the words of today's modern, relevant.

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