Social Function of Poetry From View of New Criticism

Mohammad Khosravishakib

Abstract


The standards, morality and function of poetry lie in its correctness and truthfulness to the state of mind it is trade with, not in its themes.  The matter of decency and correctness in poetry and poems is a controversial one. Commonly seen as a fictional category which have a tendency to toward subjectiveness and perception, it is frequently tough to conclude whether the moral sense of poetry is to be found in its content, its method, in the feelings transported, or in the linking of these features. Here this subject is scrutinized as it appears in the supposed of faultfinders linked to the so titled New Criticism school. Prominent during the mid-20th Century, this school was recognized for its emphasizing on the reading of interior and formal possessions of the literary manuscript. On the other hand, the authors related to it had sumptuous philosophies on morality in poetry and poem. Here some of these concepts are conversed.

 


Keywords


Winter, Eliot, Tate, Poetry, New Criticism, Morality

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.6n.2p.14

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