nonpoetic

nonpoetic

(ˌnɒnpəʊˈɛtɪk)
adj
not poetic
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Furthermore, if I said, in a nonpoetic context, "I am the mother of my father and the sister of my husband, and he is my offspring," my meaning is obscure, given the assumptions of my culture.
A Family Gathering, premiered by Mabry and Wade in 1997, is an impressive setting of three rather nonpoetic texts by Georgianna Orsini in which she offers up telling observations about various members of her family.
both with one another, and with other, nonpoetic forms.
The other nonpoetic intellectual gifts mentioned by Cynewulf, the interpretation of divine law and the ability to "skillfully write a discourse," obviously pertain to reading and writing as well as the ability to educate others and share one's knowledge.
Although consciousness of crisis is also found in nonpoetic genres (in the aforementioned work by Cellorigo, for instance), there can be no doubt that the most successful attempts to deal with national tragedy were produced by literary authors, notably the dramatists who were officially entrusted with staging Spanish history--Lope's Los espanoles en Flandres and Calderon's El sitio de Breda.
Perhaps poetic works might be distinguished from nonpoetic works by the fact that the former refer to a world of the text while the latter require no such background context.
Halkin finds sources for Halevi's life and family from nonpoetic texts as well.
So that, in fact, there are two degrees of linguistic organization included as alternatives in dialogue with pastoral: ordinary nonpoetic discourse and the discourse of other kinds of poetry.
44) Again, the concern is with the specifically poetic application of discursive principles originally outlined and discussed in the analysis of nonpoetic language.
Only the rational poet can change the heretofore unquestioned traditions or opinions of irrational and nonpoetic people.
Croce's position was clear: There is "good literature" and occasionally nonpoetic verse may be necessary in genuine poetry.
Nonpoetic lovers often relied on free-lance poets or books filled with verses meant to be copied.