Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Posted by Tea norman at 2:37 AM
In Tate's (1953) last major poem, "The buried lake", the anagogic images of redemption are grounded in this nature and through them the Dantean drama of a restored Eden (a higher pastoral) is enacted.
"Airplanes piqued his anagogic and analogical side, from the natural world toward heaven, which these flying machines came close to bumping into."
1a.analogicalanalogical - expressing, composed of, or based on an analogy; "the analogical use of a metaphor"
figures of speech; "figurative language"
2.deltoidshaped like a delta; triangular
"...Then pushed up the window's stiff curtain at his right, peering down at blinking lights on the plane's silvery deltoid wing, and beyond that to the waters of Lake Michigan."