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Sentimentalism And Art
through a megaphone what to look at and what to feel about. The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last-the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won't. The reviewers who admire it do so because it doesnt preach, because it does let us feel free, somehow in tandem with our staggered immobilization. It may be that he wants us, after the lights come up, to look around and recognize that weve all been collectively, and not spontaneously, overwhelmed by feelingto realize that feeling can come upon us from outside, by design, and still count as true. And the call sounds stronger because it is being made in chorus. Richardson : "What, in your opinion, is the meaning of the word sentimental, so much in vogue among the polite. Id like to think that McQueen is splicing sentimentality with art to push both toward some more democratic potential, democratic in the sense that Carl Wilson applies to Cline Dion. But Im vexed that my agreement, and the critical consensus on the film, hews so closely to the logic by which Browning beats the sob sister. I agree with my students that Twelve Years is the better work. The term is also used more indiscriminately to discredit any argument as being based on a misweighting of emotion: 'sentimental at men, that we, are better - nobler - than we know ourselves to be 31 'the "sentimental fallacy" of constructing novels or plays "out.
Poetry, Space, Landscape: Toward a New Theory. She wants to make us feel the pathos but all she can think to do is to overwhelm us with pitiable pictures and adjectives. Jamison, Leslie, The Empathy Exams (2014) Solomon, Robert., In Defence of Sentimentality (2004). Practical Criticism: A Study of Literary Judgment.
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Good and Evil in Arthur Millers The Crucible
The first is a fear of the evil and ambitious themes of Macbeth the fragility of the audience, a worry that it wont be able to cope with the truth. Such an aesthetic, traceable back to Kant, precision-tunes its affective control. But that solicitation makes it hard to call her novel art. maybe to assuage this uneasiness, partisans of both Stowe and McQueen turn to the fallback defense of the sentimental: if it fails to be art because it makes us feel too much, all that feeling at least can prompt us to reach out and help. Decades later, James Baldwin, who would write the definitive takedown of Uncle Toms Cabin, describes his mothers exasperation with his compulsively reading Stowe when he was around seven or eight. Sentimentality is the superstructure erected upon brutality.