eng 14 lesson.docx - There are two divisions of literature prose and poetry Prose is writing that resembles everyday speech The word prose is derived

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There are two divisions of literature: prose and poetry . Prose is writing that resembles everyday speech. The word prose is derived from the Latin prosa which literally means straightforward . Prose is adopted for the discussion of facts and topical reading and does not adhere to any particular formal structures other than simple grammar. Poetry is any writing in verse form. The word poetry is derived from the Greek poiesis which literally means creating or creating . Poetry relies heavily on imagery, precise word choice and figures and speech. We may differentiate prose from poetry according to the following points of comparison: POINT OF COMPARISON PROSE POETRY Form Paragraph Verse Language Words and rhythms of ordinary and everyday language Metrical, rhythmical, figurative language Appeal Intellect Emotions Aim Convince, Inform, Instruct Stirs the readers imagination, present an ideal of how life should be and how life can be Elements of Poetry
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