Unformatted text preview: peculiarities of the writing itself. In his essay Art as Technique (1917) Shklovsky makes his point pretty clear: The purpose of art is to impart the sensation of things as they are perceived, and not as they are known. The technique of art is to make objects ‘unfamiliar,’ to make forms difficult, to increase the difficulty of length and perception, because the process of perception is an aesthetic end in itself and must be prolonged. Art is a way of experiencing the artfulness of an object; the object is not important . Cited from: Cuddon, J.A. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory . London: Penguin, 1999. Question: What are examples of personification and defamiliarization in modern Japanese literature? Can you find some from our course readings?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course MODL 398 taught by Professor Amano during the Spring '08 term at UNL.
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