The Poetics of Space Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. After years of study as a scientist, Bachelard shifted his attention to what new reality?

After years of study as a scientist, Bachelard began consideration of imagination to explore a reality that is not subject to reasoning. An acquired knowledge in science is inadequate to understand the poetic imagination.

2. As explained by Bachelard, what is the beingness, or ontology, of the poetic image?

The poetic image is not explained or caused by something else, but it has ontological significance and can be readily understood or communicated to others.

3. Why does Bachelard focus on the isolated poetic image, even though it is the least significant element in the composition of a poem?

Bachelard focuses on the isolated poetic image rather than on larger concepts such as verses and the full experience of the poem because isolated poetic images expose reverberation. The poetic image should be studied with topo-analysis and phenomenology.

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