poetic licence

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poetic licence

n
justifiable departure from conventional rules of form, fact, logic, etc, as in poetry
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poetic licence

poetic licence

nlicenza poetica
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The writer, Oliver Emanuel, has stuck to her real story and the lack of artistic licence does not entirely work.
Writer Oliver Emanuel has stuck to her real story closely but the lack of artistic licence does not work in its favour.
The famous Pyramids of Giza are shown as being significantly nearer to the city than they truthfully are--a usage of artistic licence by Piri to ensure they featured on his map.
This recreation of the encounter proves to be an amusing comedy drama featuring a striking turn from Michael Shannon as Presley, despite using a huge amount of artistic licence And concerned that drugs, the hippy culture and even The Beatles were destroying America, Elvis secured this meet-up with Nixon (Kevin Spacey) who made him an honorary narc.
A bit more artistic licence and it might not look as if this gull-winged project was dead in the water.
There is artistic licence, of course, she says: "But it is moving and funny and topical and clever.
Angels are often portrayed with wings, an artistic licence, to give understanding of flight, our early science suggests.
Each year the students are assigned a theme each to interpret as they wished, from 'distortion' to 'role models' to 'advertisement': the possibilities for artistic licence were endless.
The movie's producer, Micha Scharfstein, said the film takes artistic licence and is not meant to be factual.
While the organisers will take a broad view on what constitutes artistic licence, all material submitted should be suitable for performance at a free festival taking place during the daytime to a mixed audience of all ages.
She added that some artistic licence had been incorporated into the model, but it was largely faithful to the original.
Mr Hall said: "This is a case of artistic licence gone mad.