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Mimetic Criticism

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Transcript of Mimetic Criticism

Mimetic Criticism Key People Background Plato Victoria Paden Mrs. Bosch A.P.Literature
&
Composition Aristotle Tenets Key Words Strengths
and
Weaknesses Sources Quotes "Critical Theory: Introduction." Critical Theory: Introduction. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://public.wsu.edu/~delahoyd/crit.intro.html>. Mirror

Feminist

Psychological

Reality Moral

Reflection

Imitation

Philosophical

Nature For Aristotle, mimesis describes a process involving the use by different art forms of different means of representation, different manners of communicating that representation to an audience, and different levels of moral and ethical behavior as objects of the artistic representation. Plato believed that mimesis was manifested in 'particulars' which resemble or imitate the forms from which they are derived. Captures the majority of life and art in a fairly simplistic way. Other key people
that applied
Mimetic Theory
to their lives
or works Shakespeare Diderot Rousseau Racine Moliere Girard Tolstoy Johnson Arnold Benjamin Derrida "The primary focus of the mimetic criticism is to show that there is a piece of philosophical reality that is seen from the person who wrote the literature,
and throughout form and content,
is showing the audience either the truth,
or the harshness of the reality which they are apart of in their particular time period,
or for generations afterward." The universal can be found in the concrete. Mimetic criticism seeks to see how well a work
accords with the real world, the works accuracy with reality,
morals, ethics,
and its correctness with the time period. "Theories of Art." Theories of Art. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://retiary.org/art_theories/theories_of_art.html>. "Mimesis." Mimesis. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://csmt.uchicago.edu/glossary2004/mimesis.htm>. "Aristotle." Aristotle. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012.
<http://comptalk.fiu.edu/aristotle.htm>. "Mimesis." Mimesis. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://csmt.uchicago.edu/glossary2004/mimesis.htm>. "A Very Brief Introduction." Imitatio:. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://www.imitatio.org/mimetic-theory/a-very-brief-introduction.html>. Writer, Contributing. "Mimetic Theory of Literary Criticism." EHow. Demand Media, 18 Dec. 2009. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://www.ehow.com/facts_5761846_mimetic-theory-literary-criticism.html>. "The Gentle Giant." : Mimetic Criticism: The Mixed Bag of Literary Goodies. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JasonPugh/019868.html>. "Four Coordinates of Literary Theory." Four Coordinates of Literary Theory. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://www.ajdrake.com/e491_fall_04/materials/guides/gd_four_coords.htm>. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2003. Print. "Had I right,
for my own benefit, to inflict this curse upon everlasting generations?"
( Shelley 164 ) "Under the guidance of my new preceptors,
I entered with the greatest diligence
into the search of the philosopher's stone
and the elixir of life...
but what glory
would attend the discovery,
if I could banish disease
from the human frame,
and render man invulnerable
to any but a violent death!"
( Shelley 37 ) "From my infancy
I was imbued with high hopes
and a lofty ambition;
but how I am sunk!"
( Shelley 208 )
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