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[265b] for imitative art is a kind of production—of images, however, we say, not of real things in each case. Do you agree?

By all means.

Then let us first assume two parts of productive art.

What are they?

The divine and the human.

I don't yet understand.

We said, if we remember the beginning of our conversation, that every power is productive which causes things to come into being which did not exist before.

Yes, we remember.

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