Jakobson's quantitative expansion gave rise to scholarly controversies, since Jakobson's new functions of language were "borrowed" from pre-World War II sources, like Mukarovsky with regard to his poeticalness
and Malinowsky with regard to phatic communication.
More often, however, choices are not so happy, as when, in "Love 1994," the lover declares that he is now a candid person who has discarded his "starched attitudes," "starched language," "starched laugh": the translators' choice of adjectives such as awkward, mannered, and artificial seems to sacrifice poeticalness
Another example of overwhelming poeticalness
can be found in the "Lamentation of David Over Saul and Jonathan" (1834, 2:25-27), which so self-consciously fulfills the demands of the lyric that in eight double-quatrain stanzas it undertakes four separate apostrophes and emotes to the order of ten different metaphors for "dead.
This paper uses statements like those as a starting point for a reflection about the rhythm and poeticalness
in verses written in old latin.
Bate (1963: 388) underlines that this poem appeared in a period in which Keats had already been immersed, for about a year and a half, in the study of Shakespeare and, more recently, of Milton, both powerful authors, whose works had to be approached by Keats, as he full well knew, if he wanted to free himself and be able to reach the hights of poeticalness
found in masterpieces like King Lear or Paradise lost.