Friday, March 09, 2012

Disarming Strangeness

I like TS Eliot's concept of 'objective correlative'.
But I prefer my own term of 'disarming strangenesses'
I've coined for describing Aickman's objective correlatives.

3 comments:

Weirdmonger said...

Or 'oblique concomitant'?

Weirdmonger said...

This is from Jason A Wyckoff's book 'Black Horse and Other Strange Stories': "…the indefinable ‘extra’ in the dream’s essence, a purity of instinctual, primal connectivity against which any appeal to rationality faltered.”

Weirdmonger said...

‎'oblique concomitant' or 'oblique contaminant'?