جۆری توێژینه‌وه‌: Original Article

نوسه‌ران

English Department , College of education for Women- Tikrit

پوخته‌

Poetic language was very anciently used in writing drama for it was the most suitable language to convey the playwright's ideas. However, its usage had been decreased in the previous time but it is reappeared in the modern age and continues till postmodern age. This paper concerns with the language that is used in Sarah Kane's plays. The paper hypothesizes that Kane has utilized poetic language in writing her play Crave. To endorse this hypothesis, the researcher uses the formalistic approach to analyze the play text. The paper starts with an introduction to the poetic language as well as Sarah Kane's life and work. It presents the method of analyzing the text, then the discussion of the text occurs. The paper ends with the conclusion that winds up the findings that comes in accordance with the being put hypothesis.

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