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Laocoon Outline 20/03/2008 01:02:00 I. Intro A. In his  Laocoon,  Lessing argues that art and poetry cannot be judged by the  same standards B. Although there are similarities between poetry and art, both have qualities  unique to themselves II. Sole purpose of art is beauty One of the major differences (?) between art and poetry is related to the purpose of  each, where the sole purpose of art is beauty. A. Deviation from poem in order to accomplish this o Laocoon doesn’t scream out Beauty and pain   tender pity Can show it in poetry because its not as offensive o garments o B. Imagination o In poetry, death can be emphasized because its in our imagination o With sculpture, imagination wants to be evoked in the same way Emphasize the struggle, because showing the death is too  gruesome, and would make us want to turn away III. A. Poet is more free than the artist (ch 8, 9, 10)
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