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Plato, Republic, Book 3, section 392d (search)
you mean by this.” “Well,” said I, “we must have you understand. Perhaps you will be more likely to apprehend it thus. Is not everything that is said by fabulists or poets a narration of past, present, or future things?” “What else could it be?” he said. “Do not they proceedCf. Aristotle Poetics 1449 b 27. either by pure narration or by a narrative that is effected through imitation,All art is essentially imitation for Plato and Aristotle. But imitation means for them not only the portrayal or description of visible and tangible things, but more especially the expression of a mood or feeling, hence the (to a modern) paradox that music is the most imitative of the art
Plato, Republic, Book 10, section 603c (search)
that part of the mind to which mimetic poetry appeals and see whether it is the inferior or the nobly serious part.” “So we must.” “Let us, then, put the question thus: Mimetic poetry, we say, imitates human beings acting under compulsion or voluntarily,Cf. 399 A-B, Laws 655 D, 814 E ff., Aristot.Poet. 1448 A 1-2E)PEI\ DE\ MIMOU=NTAI OI( MIMOU/MENOI PRA/TTONTAS A)NA/GKH DE\ TOU/TOUS H)\ SPOUDAI/OUS H)\ FAU/LOUS EI)=NAI, ibid. 1449 b 36-37 f. and as a result of their actions supposing themselves to have fared well or ill and in all this feeling either grief or joy. Did we find anything else but this?” “Nothing.” “Is a man, then, in all this
Plato, Republic, Book 10, section 606a (search)
way.” “In what way?” “If you would reflect that the part of the soul that in the former case, in our own misfortunes,Cf. Isoc.Panegyr. 168 for a different application. was forcibly restrained, and that has hungered for tears and a good cryThis contains a hint of one possible meaning of the Aristotelian doctrine of KA/QARSIS, Poet. 1449 b 27-28. Cf.KOUFI/ZESQAI MEQ' H(DONH=SPol. 1342 a 14, and my review of Finsler, “Platon u. d. Aristot. Poetik,”Class. Phil. iii. p. 462. But the tone of the Platonic passage is more like that of Ruskin, Sesame and Lilies:“And the human nature of us imperatively requiring awe and sorrow of some kind, for the noble grief w