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  1. To many linguists, literary creativity refers to the way people uses literary-like features in everyday discourse. It traditionally associated with poetry and other forms of literature, which includes playing with the sounds and structures of language rep

    According to Carter's works about the nature of literature and creativity in 1999, the inherency approach refers to treat artistry as residing within creative uses of language intrinsic within the text. It focuses on writers' skill in manipulating the language uses, such as sounds, words, phrases and overall linguistic form of the text. A scholar in the classical period, Aristotle (384-322 BC) applied the 'scientific' method of analysis to literary works. The method aimed to identify and describe the literary works' distinctive features in a systematically way.

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  2. In the poem "Facing It" by Yusef Komunyakaa, the author uses first person narration, metaphor, simile

    My black face fades, hiding inside the black granite. I said I wouldn't, dammit: No tears. I'm stone. I'm flesh. We immediately understand that the narrator is faced, most likely for the first time, with the names of his comrades who had fallen in battle. This emotion is best conveyed through the use of the first person narration-that is, the "I"-within the poem. By placing himself within the poem, Komunyakaa has, in effect, placed his audience within the poem as well.

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  3. A Poetic Approach to the Holocaust: As presented by Andrew Hudgins

    In fact, it has been argued that each piece on the Holocaust should be read in comparison to other such works, rather than as an individual statement (Parmet, 33). With that in mind, the similarities between Elie Wiesel's Night and Andrew Hudgins' "Air View of an Industrial Scene" are something of which to take note. When comparing the two sources of literature, it is evident that Wiesel's and Hudgins' accounts share much in common, even though Wiesel's is much more straightforward while Hudgins' remains ambiguous and indirect.

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