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Recitation vs. Poem

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Recitationnoun

The act of publicly reciting something previously memorized.

Poemnoun

A literary piece written in verse.

Recitationnoun

The material recited.

Poemnoun

A piece of writing in the tradition of poetry, an instance of poetry.

Recitationnoun

A regularly scheduled class, in a school, in which discussion occurs of the material covered in a parallel lecture.

Poemnoun

A piece of poetic writing, that is with an intensity or depth of expression or inspiration greater than is usual in prose.

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Recitationnoun

(music) A part of a song's lyrics that is spoken rather than sung.

Poemnoun

A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by imagination and poetic diction; - contradistinguished from prose; as, the poems of Homer or of Milton.

Recitationnoun

The act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or sentences.

Poemnoun

A composition, not in verse, of which the language is highly imaginative or impassioned; as, a prose poem; the poems of Ossian.

Recitationnoun

The delivery before an audience of something committed to memory, especially as an elocutionary exhibition; also, that which is so delivered.

Poemnoun

a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

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Recitationnoun

The rehearsal of a lesson by pupils before their instructor.

Recitationnoun

written matter that is recited from memory

Recitationnoun

a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance;

‘the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems’;

Recitationnoun

a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study

Recitationnoun

systematic training by multiple repetitions;

‘practice makes perfect’;

Recitation

A recitation in a general sense is the act of reciting from memory, or a formal reading of verse or other writing before an audience.

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