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    Poetic Diction

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    The poetic diction used in your poem appears to be well thought out. However, the phrasing of the lines are awkward. Thus giving the poem a staccato rhythm. I understand some of the phrasing is due to the limitations of the assignment, however, you should consider rephrasing certain lines or changing the rhyme scheme. For example lines three and four “I was perhaps misinformed that day, neglecting even the lizards…” The phrasing of the line seems off. Further on in the poem there is a line that appears out of place five beginning with the word “and” and continuing to the end of line six. In line 13 I would challenge the use of the words “Because though” since it does not sum up the last line of the poem well. Perhaps exchange the word “because”…

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    make a great drama. The Guardian is a movie about a young man who joins the Coast Guard and becomes a rescue swimmer. He has to overcome the loss of his closest friends that died in a car crash and be strong enough to save the lives of others who are lost at sea. Aristotle’s principles to poetics are applied to the film The Guardian through identifying with the protagonist, catharsis, and simply music. First of all, identifying with the protagonist is one application of Aristotle’s poetics…

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    Hegel begins by describing poetry as a form that manifests ideas into concrete actuality, rather than abstract feeling (p. 960). From the inner imagination comes the formation of material in poetry–but this material is not made poetic by being harboured in ideas, but that it is being harboured in an artistic imagination. Here, Hegel defines the artistic imagination as to keep the abstract universality of thought separate from the sensuously concrete objects. Poetry employs language as an…

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    Bachelard Poetics Of Space

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    Gaston Bachelard, in his influential book, The Poetics of Space discusses the idea that a person’s house is their ‘first universe’ and that the various dwellings we inhabit over the course of our lives have a lasting impact on our memories and spatial perception. He writes of the differing tonality in memories we have of home and those of the outside world – the result of a home’s main purpose, to shelter daydreaming. The emotions that Bachelard writes about, however, tend to be overwhelmingly…

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    Christmas Poetic Devices

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    Who has not heard the song “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”? The song “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is a popular and joyful song wrote in 1963, this song represents Christmas, “The most wonderful time of the year”. Now day this song is a traditional song, heard in Christmas. The use of poetic device impacts the song makes you imagine every word Andy Williams it’s singing. Onomatopoeia, imagery, and repetition are some of the poetic devices that are used on this…

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    Manafest Poetic Structure

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    In a world where conformity is king and sticking with the status quo is often a well-honed survival instinct, four-time Dove Award nominee Manafest has always found contentment in doing his own thing. And refusing to be anyone but himself has clearly served him—and his artistry well. Even on the heels of his wildly popular, bestselling album Fighter, Manafest (real name: Chris Greenwood) refused to settle into a familiar, if-it-ain’t-broke-don’t-fix-it mentality when making the follow-up, The…

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    Analytical Essay: Poetic Justice in Macbeth The Tragedy of Macbeth, authored by William Shakespeare, uses several techniques to elucidate what poetic justice is in a story. Simply with logic being rewarded or corruption being punished by an act closely relatable to a character’s own conduct. Shakespeare used this technique, in addition to many others, including the slaying of Macbeth, Macduff finding peace over his family’s murder and Lady Macbeth’s role in convincing Macbeth to slay the king. …

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    Aristotle was a famous disciple of Plato who first defines fine arts and he differs with his teacher Plato in his book of Poetic. His Poetic deals with the principles of Poetic art in general and tragedy. He defines Tragedy as “an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude” (Aristotle, 2017). He also constituent parts of tragedy and they are plot, characters, thought, diction, song and spectacle. The first three plot, characters and thought are the object of…

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    What are Aristotle’s five rules that are necessary to a tragedy? The play Antigone by Sophocles is considered a tragedy. There are five rules created by Aristotle that classify a tragedy. All plays must have catharsis, a tragic hero, a change in fortune within a character, must be poetic, and happen in one location, in one day, and it is all closely related. Two main characters are the king Creon and a girl named Antigone. Antigone is a tragedy because it exhibits and follows all five of…

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    The Duchess Tragedy

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    The Tragedy of the Duchess: (A poetic critic of the film The Duchess according to Poetics by Aristotle) Aristotelian poetics captures deep insights into humans and our expression of deep emotions. As I watched The Duchess I was able to relate Aristotle’s definitions of tragedy to this film. The movie’s protagonist is Georgina. In the beginning of the movie she becomes engaged to the Duke of Devonshire. A very prestigious match, that allows Georgina to move up socially. This sets up the…

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