imagism definition

  • noun:
    • A literary action launched by British and United states poets early in the 20th century that advocated the employment of free verse, typical address habits, and clear tangible photos as a reaction to Victorian sentimentalism.
    • A form of poetry utilising precise imagery and obvious language
    • a movement by American and English poets early in the 20th century in response to Victorian sentimentality; made use of common message in free verse with clear concrete imagery

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