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poetics

poetics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction po·et·ics \pō-ˈe-tiks\

Definition of POETICS

1
a :  a treatise on poetry or aesthetics
b also po·et·ic \-tik\ :  poetic theory or practice; also :  a particular theory of poetry or sometimes other literary forms <a feminist poetics>
2
:  poetic feelings or utterances

First Known Use of POETICS

circa 1741

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