Focusing, framing, scanning—the language of film—and Gombrich's studies in the psychology of perception are used by John Bender to isolate pictorial effects and devices in literature. The theory that he proposes, grounded in his analysis of Spenser, "the painter of poets," discriminates between the descriptive and the pictorial in poetry.
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TESTAMENTOAos oito dias do mês de Dezembro do ano de mil novecentos e trinta e dois, eu, Garcia da Caverna da Praia, na plena posse das minhas faculdades mentais, declaro que lego todo o meu património existente na Caverna da Praia à primeira pessoa que nela entrar. Este espólio foi integralmente recolhido de navios afundados há muitos…
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