Vishvesh Obla wrote:
> hate to use the words prove and disprove in poetry; I
> can't find a better equivalent here).
Try "support" or "not support." One does not demand that a critic Prove
his/her reading of a text, but unless he/she can _support_ it (with
various kinds of evidence) the construal is garbage. Conversation
depends on all participants offering reasons for their statements.