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From the Ted Talk by Cristina Domenech: Poetry that frees the soul

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And we started to read, and we'd read one author, then another ahoutr, and by reading such short poems, they all bgaen to realize that what the potiec language did was to break a certain logic, and create another system. Breaking the logic of language also brkaes the lgoic of the system under which they've learned to respond. So a new system appeared, new rules that made them understand very quickly, - very quickly - that with poetic language they would be able to say absolutely whatever they wanted.

Open Cloze

And we started to read, and we'd read one author, then another ______, and by reading such short poems, they all _____ to realize that what the ______ language did was to break a certain logic, and create another system. Breaking the logic of language also ______ the _____ of the system under which they've learned to respond. So a new system appeared, new rules that made them understand very quickly, - very quickly - that with poetic language they would be able to say absolutely whatever they wanted.

Solution

  1. logic
  2. author
  3. began
  4. poetic
  5. breaks

Original Text

And we started to read, and we'd read one author, then another author, and by reading such short poems, they all began to realize that what the poetic language did was to break a certain logic, and create another system. Breaking the logic of language also breaks the logic of the system under which they've learned to respond. So a new system appeared, new rules that made them understand very quickly, - very quickly - that with poetic language they would be able to say absolutely whatever they wanted.

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Important Words

  1. absolutely
  2. appeared
  3. author
  4. began
  5. break
  6. breaking
  7. breaks
  8. create
  9. language
  10. learned
  11. logic
  12. poems
  13. poetic
  14. quickly
  15. read
  16. reading
  17. realize
  18. respond
  19. rules
  20. short
  21. started
  22. system
  23. understand
  24. wanted