The poet, being an imitator like a painter or any other artist, must of necessity imitate one of three objects - things as they were or are, things as they are said or thought to be, or things as they ought to be. The vehicle of expression is language - either current terms or, it may be, rare words or metaphors.

Aristotle

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Author Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek
Born: 384 BC
Died: 322 BC

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