The uses of poetry: renewing an educational understanding of a language art

Karen Simecek, Viv Ellis

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)


The article focuses on the use of poetry which holds an important place as part of our cultural heritage. Topics discussed include provide lack of clarity, the cultural value of poetry gives way to the increasing emphasis on providing instrumental justification, increases emphasis on the instrumental value of poetry, and positive view of poetry can also be seen in the work of Poet Sir Philip Sidney.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-114
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Aesthetic Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017
Externally publishedYes

Cite this