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BOOK X

"That must be so."
" This, now, is the point I wished to establish in saying that painting and imitation in general accomplishes its own work which is far removed from the truth, and also associates with that quality in us which is removed from insight, and is the companion and friend to no healthy or true aim."
" Quite true."
" Imitation, then, is worthless, and wedded to a worthless friend, produces a worthless progeny."
" So it appears."
" Is this confined to visual imitation only, or does it apply also to imitation by sound, which we call poetry ? "
" Probably," he said, "to that also."
" Let us not therefore," I said, " rely only upon the probable evidence derived from painting, but let us turn to that precise part of the intellect with which poetic imitation has to do, and determine whether it is good or bad."
" Yes, we ought to do that."
" Let us state the case in this way : the imitative art, we say, imitates men engaged in actions either compulsory or voluntary, in consequence of which they believe themselves to have fared well or ill and accordingly give themselves up to sorrow or joy. Is there anything more to be added?"
" Nothing."
" Now in all these circumstances is a man self-consistent? Or just as in seeing he was in a state of dissension and held at one and the same time contradictory

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