P. Verlaine and S. Mallarmé – representatives of French symbolism

P. Verlaine and S. Mallarmé – representatives of French symbolism

What is symbolism? The main features of symbolism. adherence to the idealistic philosophy of Plato, Schopenhauer’s ideas, according to which the whole world is only a shadow, a symbol of the world of ideas, which can not be comprehended by reason, but by intuition; 2) disappointment in the real world and loss of interest in it; 3) interest to the past, to myths, biblical legends, ancient literature, to mysticism; immersion in the world of imagination.) P. Verlaine and his contribution to the development of symbolism. The poem “The Art of Poetry” is Verlaine’s poetic manifesto. “Almost disembodied is preferable to everything that is too flesh and body…”; 2) “Do not stand on ceremony with the tongue,” “all are better than a song, where a little bit and accuracy is as if under a bit of hint”; 3) “It’s much nicer than half a ton”; 4) “So music again and again…”; 5) “Impeccable rhymes, correct French and above all good poetry, anyway under what sauce “- from Verlaine’s letter to Charles Maurice.) S. Mallarme and the peculiarities of his poetry.” Poetry “is a mystery, the key to which the reader must find; 2) “The poem should not consist of words, but of intentions;” 3) “Drawing is not a thing, but the effect produced by it”; 4) poetry is likened to music; 5) images-symbols on the example of the poem Mallarme “Swan”: Swan freezing in ice, – a symbol of struggle and doom, ice – the circumstances of life, the world itself – cold and ruthless; snout – a way to break out of this world into another, these are dreams, creativity.) Symbolism is synthetic art. freezing in the ice – a symbol of struggle and doom, ice – the circumstances of life, the world itself – cold and ruthless; wing – a way to break out of this world into another; it’s a dream, creativity.) Symbolism is synthetic art. freezing in the ice – a symbol of struggle and doom, ice – the circumstances of life, the world itself – cold and ruthless; wing – a way to break out of this world into another; it’s a dream, creativity.) Symbolism is synthetic art.


P. Verlaine and S. Mallarmé – representatives of French symbolism