[New-Poetry] Three Kinds of Poetry Appreciators
robin.hamilton3 at virginmedia.com
Fri Oct 8 08:43:45 EDT 2010
From: Bob Grumman
On 10/8/2010 4:45 AM, orphee wrote:
back to labels. all useless friends. its what you do that counts? noN?
en tout je quitte
All words are labels. But, of course, words are useless.
Not all of them, Bob -- consider phatic communion. The labeling (or I'd prefer to say in this context, "indexing") component of a "word" (slippery term itself, as we learned from de Saussure) is only one aspect. Denotation vs. connotation. All that crap.
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