Poetic Licence

Write on your own terms!!!

Pronunciation and Definition

PRONUNCIATION: Poe- eht- ik Lie - sense


Dictionary Definition:

The freedom to depart from the facts of a matter or from the conventional rules of language when speaking or writing in order to create an effect.


My Definition:

Poetic Licence is the freedom to express yourself in writing without being restricted by facts, grammar, spelling or other rules of writing.

Synonyms

creative freedom

creative expression

professional judgement

freedom of expression

sensationalist

ideology

exaggeration

unrestricted

uncensored

colloquial (slang)

My Own Example

mister why-tee

who you be?

NO ONE TO ME!!!


Nuttin but a nigga-haytin racist from the G

town

it's high time that U get beat

D

O

W

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leaveYOUlyinontheground


From a literary perspective there are so many things wrong with this passage:

Proper nouns without a capital, missing punctuation, spelling errors, slang, improper sentences, offensive language, incorrect use of margins, missing spaces between words

Poetic licence allows me to do this in order to creatively express myself.

Derivatives

Poetic licenced - possessing poetic licence

Poetic licencee - a user of poetic licence