As William Wordsworth said, poetry is “the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.” Indeed, poetry employs rhythm, language, rhetorical devices, and figures of speech to convey an imaginative, emotional experience. Poetry contrasts with prose, or everyday writing, and often uses elaborate diction and figurative language which conceals deeper meaning.
What are Classics? Classics are books that have been written over 100 years ago. They include many genres, including comedies by Shakespeare to Jane Austen novels about young women.
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