Publication details [#13347]

Honegger, Mark. 2014. “I have more Sight than Sense”: The Sensorium in Taylor’s Meditations. Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 47 (3) : 123–140. 18 pp.
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This article provides a Cognitive Poetics approach to three poems by Edward Taylor. The author adopts a relativistic approach to the sensorium and seeks cultural differences at different eras. It is argued that abstract-to-abstract metaphorical mappings are used more frequently in poetry than in other genres.