The Poetics of Space - The House, from Cellar to Garret, The Significance of the Hut Summary & Analysis

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The House, from Cellar to Garret, The Significance of the Hut Summary and Analysis

The house has dimensions of unity and complexity at the same time. The main problem is to separate personal images of "house" from its concrete essence, without making it an object to be described. A phenomenologist considers all ways in which an individual inhabits his vital space, his house being his world, the a "non-I" that protects the "I". Memories and images of our previous dwelling places converge in the new house. Poems, more so than recollections, enable touching the depth of space we know as the house. The main benefit of a house is to shelter daydreaming. From birth, the house protects and keeps one warm. Dreaming of the house one is born in provides the original warmth, the material...

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