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Can You Find Other Examples of Poets Taking Liberties with Language, Either in English Or in Your Own Language? Can You Find Examples of Humorous Poems in Your Own Language (S)? - English - Language and Literature

Can you find other examples of poets taking liberties with language, either in English or in your own language? Can you find examples of humorous poems in your own language (s)?

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One can find plenty of examples in poetry where poets take liberties with language. This is called ‘poetic licence’. Poets take such liberties in order to create proper rhyming and rhythm. For example, in the following lines the word ‘prest’ is used instead of ‘pressed’ so that it may rhyme with ‘breast’. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweat flowing breast

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NCERT Class 10 English First Flight
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