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What is ekphrasis?

Watch Alexandra Kingston-Reese explains the literary term 'ekphrasis'.

In this video, Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese introduces the literary term ‘ekphrasis’, explaining what it is and how it is used.

Now that you know what ekphrasis is, can you think of any poems or literary works which contain instances of ekphrasis? Let us know in the comments below.

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