One of the facts that might come to light in this process is our tendency to insist, when we praise a poet, upon those aspects of his work in which he least resembles anyone else.
The line has been quoted from T. S. Eliot’s hypersensitive essay Tradition and the Individual Talent. In this line he has indicated us how we should judge a writer or an artist. Continue reading
The poet’s mind is in fact a receptacle for seizing and storing up numberless feelings, phrases, images, which remain there until all the particles which can unite to form a new compound are present together.
The line has been taken from T. S. Eliot’s critical theory Tradition and the Individual Talent.
In this line he has applied his theory of impersonality of poet and poetry. Continue reading