Neoclassical Poetry

What are the main features of poetry in the neo classical age?

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The main features of poetry during the neo classical age include the development of literary pieces based on prose and reason. In prose the works are developed to adhere to the normal flow of verbal communication instead of rhythm. The works contain normal sentences in paragraphs which are more focused on the message than the stylistic effect. The poet in such instances is seen to be having an ordinary conversation with no standard formula. Reason features predominantly in poetry developed during the neo classical era as a break away from the imaginative works of previous years. The poets of this...

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it is the combination of two words Neo and Classical. Neo meaning new or young creation where as the classical defines the style and works of ancient authors of Greece. Meaning of Neoclassical is the rebirth of restoration of classicism. classical style which were works of the ancient authors of Greece and Rome, which is also called Auguston age. the main writers of the age are Dryden and Pope.