Poetic Language

Some articles on poetic language, language:

Salvatore Quasimodo - Poetic Language
... This quest or exploration for a unique language took him through various stages and various modalities of expression ... poet, Quasimodo used a hermetical, "closed" language to sketch recurring motifs like Sicily, religion and death ... of World War II also had its impact on the poet's language ...
Christopher Smart - Literary Themes and Styles - Language
... The language and commentary on language is of particular emphasis in Jubilate Agno ... To Alan Jacobs, Smart's use of language represents his attempt to connect to the "Ur language" which allows Smart to connect to "the Word calling forth the world." This is similar to David and Orpheus's ... As such, Smart is attempting to develop a poetic language that will connect him to the "one true, eternal poem." The poetic language that he creates is related to Adam's "onomathetic" tradition, or the idea that names ...
Russian Formalism - Linguistic Formalism
... The adherents of this model placed poetic language at the centre of their inquiry ... The theoreticians of OPOJAZ distinguished between practical and poetic language ... Practical language is used in day-to-day communication to convey information ...

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    like bird, insect, plant
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    I live; I am alive.
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