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" The truth is that, just as in the other imitative arts one imitation is always of one thing, so in poetry the story, as an imitation of action, must represent one action, a complete whole, with its several incidents so closely connected that the transposal... "
Seditions: Heidegger and the Limit of Modernity - Page xiii
by Heribert Boeder - 1997 - 359 pages
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The Study and Practice of Writing English

Gerhard Richard Lomer, Margaret Ashmun - English language - 1914 - 342 pages
...as an imitation of action, must represent one action, a complete whole, with its several incidents so closely connected that the transposal or withdrawal...presence or absence is no real part of the whole." 2. Time. The time of stage representation should be the same as that occupied by the original events...
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On the Art of Poetry

Aristotle, Gilbert Murray - Philosophy - 1920 - 95 pages
...as an imitation of action, must represent one action, a complete whole, with its several incidents so closely connected that the transposal, or withdrawal...presence or absence is no real part of the whole. From what we have said it will be seen that the poet's function is to describe, not the thing that...
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Art and Its Significance: An Anthology of Aesthetic Theory, First Edition

Stephen David Ross - Art - 1984 - 574 pages
...as an imitation of action, must represent one action, a complete whole, with its several incidents so closely connected that the transposal or withdrawal...presence or absence is no real part of the whole. 9 From what we have said it will be seen that the poet's function is to describe, not the thing that...
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How to Write a Damn Good Novel: A Step-by-Step No Nonsense Guide to Dramatic ...

James N. Frey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1987 - 174 pages
...withdrawal of any one of them will disjoin and dislocate the whole. For that which makes no pereeptible difference by its presence or absence is no real part of the whole. In other words, if a part of the story does not help to prove the premise, that part should be cut...
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Philosophy in Experience: American Philosophy in Transition

Richard E. Hart, Douglas R. Anderson - Philosophy - 1997 - 281 pages
...represent one action, a complete whole, with its several incidents so closely connected [continuous] that the transposal or withdrawal of any one of them...presence or absence is no real part of the whole [Poetics 1451A30-35; emphasis added]. 2 0 Just as the loss of an extremity will result in the "mutilation" of...
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Between Rationalism and Empiricism: Selected Papers in the Philosophy of Physics

Erhard Scheibe - Science - 2002 - 627 pages
...or withdrawal of any one of them will disjoin and dislocate the whole. For - continues Aristotle - that which makes no perceptible difference by its presence or absence is no real part of the whole." Aristotle's idea that not the minutest detail of a given whole may be modified without spoiling the...
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History of Philosophy Volume 1: Greece and Rome

Frederick Copleston - Philosophy - 2003 - 544 pages
...everything that happens to the hero. The ideal is that the several incidents of the plot should be so connected "that the transposal or withdrawal of any...presence or absence is no real part of the whole." The incidents must follow one another, not "episodically" but with probability or necessity. As Aristotle...
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The NewMediaReader, Volume 1

Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Nick Montfort - Social Science - 2003 - 823 pages
...represent one action, a complete whole, with its several incidents so closely connected that the transposai or withdrawal of any one of them will disjoin and...or absence is no real part of the whole [Poetics, 1451a, 30-35]. If we aim to design human-computer activities that are — dare we say — beautiful...
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Christianity and Extraterrestrials?: A Catholic Perspective

Marie I. George - Philosophy - 2005 - 302 pages
...pleases.' And so it is with Christ, 'who opens and no one shall shut, who shuts and no one opens.'" so closely connected that the transposal or withdrawal...presence or absence is no real part of the whole." 38 Pucetti, Persons, 135, 136. Pucetti is a philosopher. The astronomer George V. Coyne, SJ (Director...
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Style: Essays on Renaissance and Restoration Literature and Culture in ...

Allen Michie, Eric Buckley, Harriett Hawkins - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 296 pages
...definition of dramatic unity in Aristotle's Poetics, which states that the "several incidents [must be] so closely connected that the transposal or withdrawal...presence or absence is no real part of the whole." 9 There are really two criteria here that correspond to the two tests I have applied so far to judge...
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