poetics definition

  • noun:
    • Literary criticism that addresses the character, kinds, and laws of poetry.
    • A treatise on or study of poetry or looks.
    • The training of composing poetry; poetic composition.
    • the idea of poetry, or of literature generally
    • The maxims and guidelines associated with the art of poetry.
    • That part of critique which treats of nature and legislation of poetry.
    • study of poetic works

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