CREATIVE THINKING USING METAPHORIC LANGUAGE TO IMPROVE POETRY WRITING SKILLS

Marlina Bakri, Aceng Rahmat, Ninuk Lustyantie

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metaphoric language affect students in improving their poetry writing skills. By taking randomly 176 samples from a student population of 314, data were collected through 3 types of tests and were analyzed by a regression test. The results show that the ability to think creatively has an effect on improving the students' poetry writing skills by 72.9% while the ability to use metaphoric language has an effect of 7.30% on their poetry writing skills. The implications that these effects provide cognitive and practical benefits are also discussed.

 

Keywords: Creative Thinking, Metaphoric Language, Poetry Writing Skills, Critical Thinking, Poetry


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