Therefore, the merit of the writer, consists, not in surprising for an unknown thought, but in knowing to make an impression for the happy expression of a common truth. Conclusion In some lines, Boileau defines the objective and the ways of the classic art. When enunciating the ideas that come to it of the heart, Boileau if discloses one of the representatives most typical of century XVII. At the same time, it presents an art model. When aging, Boileau did not lose nothing of its vigor of spirit. Its phrases are full of reflection and experience.
Its literary will is of a true classic. (Commented Texts Manuel DES tudes littraires franaises sc. XVII G. CASTEX, P. SURER and G. BECKER Hachette 1966 ps.
217-218) Boileau (Nicolas) French writer (Paris, 1636-1711) author of Satires, Epistles, the Poetical Art. Mimic of Horcio devoted it the moral and satirical poetry. (Larousse Dictionary, 1978 P. 1040)