Author Archives: Jack B.

The Dark Sublime

I recently wrote a term paper on the poetic and philosophic conception of the sublime. It was an examination of Wordsworth’s poetry in light of Edmund Burke’s treatise on the subject. Burke believed that the sublime, far from being an … Continue reading

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On the Value of Art

Value is subjective. Without readers, a poem is worthless. In this sense, the value of art is analogous to the value of our world. Without those who experience it, our world may as well not exist. Given such a nebulous … Continue reading

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