Jennifer Formichelli wrote:
>>> And how, most of all, could such a unity be 'constructed' by
>> By getting rid of what doesn't take part in a unity. No?
> Yes. Thank you. However, I think that it couldn't have been created by
> excision if it wasn't already lurking there, behind the arras, which
> the excision pulls away.
While that makes verbal sense, I don't think it is true to the making of
a work of art. The "It" that is a unity doesn't exist until it is a
unity. Yeats (isn't it) didn't have a muted click; he had no click of
the box, and then he had one.