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Dialect is a very powerful and common way of characterization, which elaborates the geographic and social background of any character.. Examples of Dialect in Literature Example #1: Huckleberry Finn (By Mark Twain) Jim: “We’s safe, Huck, we’s safe!Jump up and crack yo’ heels. Dat’s de good ole Cairo at las’, I jis knows it.”

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Dialect Poetry Although it had been written by white and black poets alike, dialect poetry emerged as a significant part of African-American writing in the mid-1890s with the success of its first well-known black practitioner, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and it played a dominant role in African-American poetry until World War I. Source for information on Dialect Poetry: Encyclopedia of African ...

poets.org/text/brief-guide-language-poetry

The language school of poetry started in the 1970s as a response to traditional American poetry and forms. Coming on the heels of such movements as the Black Mountain and New York schools, language poetry aimed to place complete emphasis on the language of the poem and to create a new way for the reader to interact with the work. Language poetry is also associated with leftist politics and was ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_poets

The Language poets (or L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets, after the magazine of that name) are an avant-garde group or tendency in United States poetry that emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The poets included: Leslie Scalapino, Stephen Rodefer, Bruce Andrews, Charles Bernstein, Ron Silliman, Barrett Watten, Lyn Hejinian, Tom Mandel, Bob Perelman, Rae Armantrout, Alan Davies, Carla Harryman ...

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Poetry is a compact language that expresses complex feelings. To understand the multiple meanings of a poem, readers must examine its words and phrasing from the perspectives of rhythm, sound, images, obvious meaning, and implied meaning.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialect

The term dialect (from Latin dialectus, dialectos, from the Ancient Greek word διάλεκτος, diálektos, "discourse", from διά, diá, "through" and λέγω, légō, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena: . One usage refers to a variety of a language that is a characteristic of a particular group of the language's spe...

www.enotes.com/homework-help/what-poetic-language-208065

Poetic language is the language most often (but not exclusively) used in poetry. The key is that poetry is much more compressed than fiction (short stories or novels for instance). Since the ...

lithub.com/the-32-most-iconic-poems-in-the-english-language

Today is the anniversary of the publication of Robert Frost’s iconic poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” a fact that spurred the Literary Hub office into a long conversation about their favorite poems, the most iconic poems written in English, and which poems we should all have already read (or at least be reading next).Turns out, despite frequent (false) claims that poetry is ...

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Form, structure and language To see the difference between these three terms, think of a house where the whole building is the poem's form, the rooms are the poem's structure and the furniture is ...

www.thoughtco.com/what-is-poetry-852737

Poetry is the chiseled marble of language. It is a paint-spattered canvas, but the poet uses words instead of paint, and the canvas is you. Poetic definitions of poetry kind of spiral in on themselves, however, like a dog eating itself from the tail up. Let's get nitty. Let's, in fact, get gritty.