We Murder to Dissect

I did this multimodal riff based on a single stanza of Wordsworth’s “The Tables Turned” which might just be the core of Romanticism.  The work was inspired by Sarah Honeychurch’s post here that is a much deeper textual explication. Maybe you could read before you watch the zeega below. Please.

Sweet is the lore which Nature brings;
Our meddling intellect
Mis-shapes the beauteous forms of things:—
We murder to dissect.
I wanted to do a close multimode explication of these four lines in order to
appreciated both its parts and its whole.  Text alone often does murder.
Perhaps this helps bring to being what Eduardo Galleano in his work, The
Book of Embraces calls “sentipensante”, the marriage of heart and mind —
sentir (to sense or feel)  + pensar (to think). Here is the embedded z33ga.  As
always, make it full screen and mouseover in the right hand corner for the
controls (volume, etc.).

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