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Consequently] the art of haiku should be the outbursting of attitudes he holds every day. . The attitude of the haiku poet is to find the way of art in the common modes of living. One of the outstanding characteristics of Basho– is that life and art are in perfect harmony. . ”36 Unlike the Japanese, Western critics have for the most part tended to avoid such phrases as to make “one’s life an art,” not insisting upon the relationship between an artist’s mode of life or sense of artistic morality and his works.

But if a poet overcomes its difficulties, we are charmed by its perfections. ”69 The haiku challenges the great poets, taxing their power and revealing vividly their individuality and differences in temperament. Rare indeed is the well-realized haiku, as Basho– repeated to his disciples in many ways: He who creates three to five haiku poems during a lifetime is a haiku poet. He who attains to ten is a master. ”71 The haiku moment results, then, in a new insight or vision which the haiku poet must render as an organic whole.

But poetry is at once more modest and, in the great poets, more profound. 6 Recently, however, so well has the position been maintained, the assumption of the identity of form and content is commonplace, as is apparent from the very wording of Waggoner’s following statement: “One of the most valuable of the many contributions of the new criticism has been its insistence that form and substance are, or ought to be, one. ”7 For what is formed has content. Without its being formed, there is nothing.

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