By Noriko Takeda
In its overseas and cross-cultural evolution, the modernist stream introduced the main outstanding achievements within the poetry style. via their fragmented mode by way of semantic scrambling, the modernist poems search to include an indestructible team spirit of language and paintings. that allows you to elucidate the importance of that «essential» shape in capitalistic occasions, A Flowering notice applies C. S. Peirce’s semiotic conception to the valuable works of 3 modern writers: Stéphane Mallarmé’s past due sonnets, T. S. Eliot’s 4 Quartets, and the japanese prefeminist poet, Yosano Akiko’s Tangled Hair.
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Concurrently, the short evanescent Tanka poem is relieved of a semantic surplus by diffusing sublimation. 12 Her self remains open to become a collective self. Furthermore, in addition to “I” mingling with “we,” the whirling universal life force is identified with God by the general title, according to the Buddhist and Shintoist legacy of the ontological thought. ” In the original Japanese title “Midare(-)gami,” the assimilation of the first consonant [k] to [g] is operative, thus suggesting the potential of transformational energy.
Her method represents the cultivation of the hardest area hindering the completion of her love and creation: the human reality that seldom follows the romantic imagination permitting everything to happen, despite its fullest potential with the incessant new birth. In the first piece of the second section, the speaker’s lover is changed from “God” to “priest,” showing that she regards him as an equal partner of a relative social rank. She blames him for coming back late, allured by the lotus flowers in red and white.
G-S, 14) The nostalgic sound of her Tanka, the “thirteen strings” of the reflecting sunlight, cast a rainbow reaching not only the uncultivated field of poetry but also politics. Yosano Akiko’s collection initiated the feminist movement with the background of the following liberalist era, Taisho- (1912–26). ”21 The collection’s aestheticism was developed by the two followers who both started as the Myo- jo- poets: Kitahara Hakushu- and Yoshii Isamu. Hakushu- brought a refining shadow of symbolist mysticism.
A Flowering Word: The Modernist Expression in Stéphane Mallarmé, T. S. Eliot, and Yosano Akiko (Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures, Volume 67) by Noriko Takeda