mimesis

Teaching Poetry: Obedience vs. Conformity

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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We must teach our students to reinvent the wheel over and over again, to go back to origins and test them.

On Mimesis

by Emily Vogel Poetry and Poetics
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Aristotle meant that poetry was mimetic of all of things, independent of another poet’s unique perspective. It is not necessary that poets imitate other poets, but that they imitate life.