Aurobindo Poetry Analysis

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A poem is a highly organised use of language. It is a complex of many patterns that interact in an endless process of imaginative possibility. There is always a speaker and an audience and they are connected intricately. If the speaker takes the form of the audience it becomes highly meditative. The connection between the speaker and the reader is Whitman tries to revolutionise “For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you... Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of all poems.” Whenever one thinks of authors who have written on humankind, nature, God, and the cosmos in numerous works of poetry and prose, one often comes across one of the most fecund writer, Aurobindo. With a cardinal theme of…show more content…
He added a book on the Yoga of Savitri, making twelve books and forty-nine cantos in all and completing Parts Two and Three. Poetry I take to be the measured reflection of emotion… it is the instinctive and preordained commingling or rather indivisible existence of great matter with great verse producing high emotions or beautiful matter with beautiful words producing soft emotions that gives us genuine poetry. Poetry like everything else in man germinates. This antiphon advancement, phylogenesis and change of concepts posit some difficulty for the readers to form a defined idea about Sri Aurobindo’s views, as may not easily be gained even from Wordsworth, Shelley and Eliot’s writings. If asked for a resolution of poetry, the researcher cannot come up with one single resolution. However, evolution and consolidation being the basic tenet of Sri Aurobindo’s approach, the resolutions may be contextually understood and applied. It is this ramification that his writings present. While rearranging and exploring it is difficult to formulate a sequence of descriptions owing to the difference of the referential point in which they have been written. Yet an attempt has been made, to study few concepts and present them in various proportions in Sri Aurobindo’s own positions. Sri Aurobindo’s pennings on aesthetics, poetics and his interpretations on the Veda and Upanishad have already established him as a poet, critic, aesthetician and translator in the Twentieth Century. He wrote prodigiously all through his life on various disciplines of knowledge. His writings encompass poetry and poetics, philosophy, psychology, philology, sociology, polity, culture, translation. They show a synthesis of the thoughts and cultures of the East and the West of which he had intense study and experience. He was able to amalgamate these two diverse cultural
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