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Definition of "unpoetical" []

  • Not poetical (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unpoetical" in a sentence
  • "But the archaisms, the "unpoetical" diction, and especially the disregard of tense coherence in the poem as we now have it, contribute greatly to the atmosphere of romance -- as of a story removed alike from the commonplace experience of every day and from familiar literary conventions -- which it was Coleridge's intention to produce."
  • "Arnold's solution was to transcend or transmute - or avoid - the unpoeticality, Clough's to represent it: he is the "unpoetical" poet."
  • "It seems that the Heathen Goddesses had a knack of flying just when and where they pleased, but as I have very little knowledge of, or acquaintance with these lasses I do not think it unpoetical to declare that I had much rather see a real bonafida, terrestreal lady swinging between two Trees."