poetics

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

Definition of poetics

  1. 1a :  a treatise on poetry or aestheticsb or less commonly poetic play \-tik\ :  poetic theory or practice; also :  a particular theory of poetry or sometimes other literary forms <a feminist poetics>

  2. 2 :  poetic feelings or utterances

1644

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1644


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