Theory of Literary Perception
This article dissects the definition of 'perception' to redefine it and its importance in literary or poetic terms. The article then discusses the process of forming a mature perception by carefully examining the process of poetry. The significance of objective correlatives in individual perception is also touched upon and then finally, then it talks about the importance of mature perception in criticizing poetry.
William Shakespeare, Sonnet no. 18, line-1.
William Wordsworth, "Lyrical Ballads, with other poems, Vol. I, Second Edition", London, Riggs and Co. Bristol, 1800, Preface (nos. X - XXXV).
T.S. Eliot, The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism, â€˜Hamlet and His Problemsâ€™ (Published by Methuen in London, 1920) nos. 47, 48, 49 & 50.
T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, line-51.