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Is an Art form in which human Language is used for its Aesthetics qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional Meaning and Semantics content. It consists largely of oral or Literature works in which language is used in a manner that is felt by its user and audience to differ from ordinary Prose. It may use condensed or compressed form to convey emotion or ideas to the reader's or listener's mind or ear; it may also use devices such as Assonance and repetition to achieve Musical or Incantatory effects. Poems frequently rely for their effect on imagery, word association, and the musical qualities of the language used. Because of its nature of emphasising linguistic form rather than using language purely for its content, poetry is notoriously difficult to translate from one language into another. In poetry, it is the connotations and the 'baggage' that words carry (the weight of words) that are most important. These shades and nuances of meaning can be difficult to interpret and can cause different readers to 'hear' a particular piece of poetry differently. While there are reasonable interpretations, there can never be a definitive interpretation.


Although today the word art usually refers to the visual arts, the concept of what art is has continuously changed over centuries. Perhaps the most concise definition is its broadest-art refers to all creative human endeavors, excluding actions directly related to survival and reproduction. From a wide perspective, art is simply a generic term for the creative impulse, out of which sprang all other human pursuits such as science via alchemy, and religion via shamanism.


Iis a system of gestures, grammar, signs, sounds, symbols, or words, which is used to represent and communicate concepts, ideas, meanings, and thoughts. It can be thought of as a "semantic code". The study of language as such a code is called linguistics, an academic discipline introduced by Ferdinand de Saussure. Those who speak or otherwise use a language are deemed (by the self-appointed linguists) to be part of that language's theoretical linguistic community.

Aesthetics (or esthetics)

Iis a branch of philosophy dealing with the definition of beauty. The word aesthetics was first used by German philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, who helped to establish the study of aesthetics as a separate philosophical field of study. The word aesthetic can be used as a noun meaning "that which appeals to the senses." Someone's aesthetic has a lot to do with their artistic judgement. For example, an individual who wears flowered clothing, drives a flowered car, and paints their home with flowers has a particular aesthetic.


Is one of the most difficult and complex concepts we have, studied in semantics (a branch of linguistics) and in the philosophy of language (the theory of meaning in particular). Meaning in a wider sense is also part of the general theory of information. This theory tries to formulate rules, about: (1) the way meaningful information is emerging; (2) how meaningful information is conserved; (3) how the meaning of something can be measured; (4) how information with meaning is lost again.


In general, semantics (from the Greek semantikos, or "significant meaning," derived from sema, sign) is the study of meaning, in some sense of that term. Semantics is often opposed to syntax, in which case the former pertains to what something means while the latter pertains to the formal structure/patterns in which something is expressed (e.g. written or spoken).


Is (literally) "an acquaintance with letters" as in the first sense given in the Oxford English Dictionary; the term has, however, generally come to identify a collection of texts. The word "literature" spelled with a lower-case "l" can refer to any form of writing, such as essays; while "Literature" spelled with an upper-case "L" may refer to a whole body of literary work, world-wide or relating to a specific culture.


Is a class of literature, in the voice of commonplace or ordinary speech. Prose may be artful, and employ metaphor, meter, or rhyme by the cartful. However, if it is versified or has a strict structure of meter or rhyme, or if it is read in a stylized fashion, this is a genre of poetry in the voice of ordinary speech, called prose poetry. Prose writing is usually adopted for the description of facts, or the discussion of ideas. It describes the writing of the newspaper, encyclopedia, fiction and fact, of screenplays, of philosophy, letters to Dad and appeals to the bank examiner.


Is the repetition of vowel sounds within a short passage of verse or prose. Assonance is more a feature of verse than prose. It is used in (mainly modern) English-language poetry, and is particularly important in Old French, Spanish and Celtic languages. See also: consonance, alliteration, rhyme.

Musical, music:

The definition of the word "music" is hotly contested, not least because the word has strong connotations and use beyond the subject itself. Music as sound: One common definition of music is to label it as "organized sound" or more ornately, "the artful organization of sound and silence". This definition is widely held to from the late 19th century forward, which began to scientifically analyze the relationship between sound and perception.

Incantatory, incantation:

An incantation is the words spoken during a ritual. such as those in praise of a god, in witchcraft or when casting a spell. It comes from the Latin incantare, meaning 'to utter an incantation', which would be done by an enchanter. Another name for an incantation is mantra. Examples are "Abracadabra" as might be said by a magician during a trick, or the Stunning Spell in the Harry Potter books.


Translation is an activity comprising the interpretation of the sense of a text in one language - the source text - and the production of another, equivalent text in another language - the target text. The goal of translation is to establish a relationship of equivalence between the source and the target texts (that is to say, both texts communicate the same message), while taking into account the various constraints placed on the translator. (These constraints include the rules of grammar of the source language, its writing conventions, its idioms and the like.)

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