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In “Republic,” Plato claims that poets produce work that is an imitation and removed from reality. “Republic” argues that poetry is frivolous, and that it can also be dangerous to philosophy and to society. Poetry, in his opinion, should be disallowed from society. He says that poetry should be removed from the Greek education system. In Book X of the “Republic,” Plato criticizes Homeric poetry.
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