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Unformatted text preview: Ryan Wisneski Lit 2020 Due: October 11 th , 2010 Paper #1: Literature as Art In Italo Calvinos, Cosmicomics, we see a persistent struggle between chaos and order that is used to question the configuration, as well as the restrictions of normal relationships. Throughout the text the most construct relationships evolve from within the chapters that provide the most chaotic forms of a society, or a structured world for that matter. In contrary to this we also see the most primitive forms of relationships stemming from the worlds that have a much more ordered form. The progression of the text as a novel with its relationship to each individual chapter shows a paradoxical view of relationships as they relate to order and subsequently, chaos. In the chapter entitled, The Spiral, we see the character as a random form with simple, radial symmetry that has no form of oral communication and, in the beginning, does not realize the other simple beings that surround him. This chaos that the scene derives is immediately contradicted by the complex relationship that is built with another such being. We see this relationship when Calvino writes, Through that unmistakable part of her still in solution in the sea water, which the waves placed at my disposal, I received a quantity of information about her,...
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