March 21, 2015

Comment On 'Aesthetic Space and Aesthetic Experience'

     In the beginning this document, I enjoyed reading the specific physical descriptions of which Greene wrote about.  Reading about "the angular shadows of the buildings, the hazy look of the towers downtown, the sometimes gray-blue light over the river, the green of leaves against stone, the occassional flash of the sun on a windowpane, the colors of the fruit on the Broadway fruit stands, the sound of a street violinist, the tuen of a littlle bodu on a skateboard, the sun on a child's yellow hair" (lines 3-6) painted a picture in my mind.

   Reading on, I agree with the point she makes when she writes of how the many different "art forms" we run into during day-to-day living exist in order for us to be able to experience the kind of beauty she first described. From that view, it allows us to appreciate the world around us not so objectively, but more as if we live in the "painting" which the seetings of our life illustrate, thus ending Maxine's philosophical take on life. In ending, I can say that I thoroughly enjoyed reading this article.

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