ISSN : (Online)
DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.14354/yjk.2006.26.147
Deconstruction and Decreation: Yeats, Stevens, and Picasso as Poet and Artist*
Stevens' definition of decreation seems to fit well in some of Yeats's poems,the fact of which proves that it can be applied to modern poetry in general, as ithas gone through the same soil and climate. Picasso exemplifies and consolidatesthe usefulness of the terms decreation and deconstruction. Stevens has made oneterm current and useful for deepening the understanding and appreciation ofmodern and contemporary poetry, and possibly modern and contemporary art.