Critically analyze the theory of imitation given by Aristotle.

Answer: Aristotle took the term ‘Imitation’ from Plato. He gave new a dimensions and significance to the term. Plato was the first to use the word in relation with poetry, but Aristotle breathed into it a new definite meaning. So poetic imitation is no longer considered mimicry, but is regarded as an act of imaginative Read More

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