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    Aristotle’s Theory of Imitation

    Aristotle didn’t invent the term “imitation”. Plato was the first to make use of the phrase in relation with poetry, however Aristotle breathed into it a new particular meaning. So poetic imitation is now not thought-about mimicry, however is thought to be an act of imaginative creation by which the poet, drawing his materials from the exceptional world, makes one…

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