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Poetics Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.

Section I Abstract

* Like any art, poetry, as Aristotle states, is a kind of imitation.
* Aristotle explains that arts are differentiated from one another in three ways: medium (the manner in which the art is produced), the objects (what the art imitates), and the manner of imitation.
* The medium specific to poetry, as Aristotle states, is...

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