The "ah-ness" of things! Haiku and senryu by Phyllis A. Lesher

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Statementby Phyllis A. Lesher. Illus. by Elva Paulson.
LC ClassificationsPS3562.E8 A7
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Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
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Thus, mono no aware has frequently been translated as "the 'ahh-ness' of things", life, and love. Awareness of the transience of all things heightens appreciation of their beauty, and evokes a gentle sadness at their passing.

In his criticism of The Tale of Genji Motoori noted that mono no aware is the crucial. The nineteenth-century British scholar William George Aston referred to mono no aware as “the ah-ness of things,” and it bears some similarity to the lacrimae rerum (“tears of things”) of Virgil in his great classic the Aeneid.

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book Japan, who attributes the considerable interest shown in haiku (which has been defined as an expression of the "ah-ness of things") to the distaste for the "cult of solipsistic obscurity and cacophonous. A certain wild savage of terrible appearance, meeting a neighbour, asked him, had he any children.

'Not one,' was the reply. 'Then you cannot know the Ah-ness of things, and your doings must be with a heart devoid of feeling.' This is a very fearful saying. It is no doubt true that by children men become conscious of the Ah-ness of all things. The "ah-ness" of things, of life, and love.

A spiritual philosophy and practice which profoundly influenced all aspects of Japanese culture, but especially art and religion Tsumi. The “Ah-Ness” of Things, by Phyllis A. Lesher [book note]47 The Anthology of Western World Haiku Society / Haiku Award Winners, [edited by] Lorraine Ellis Harr [book note]47 The Circle: A Haiku Sequence with Illustrations, by David Lloyd [book note]47 The Feet of the Lantern, by Thelma Murphy [book note] (which has been defined as an expression of the "ah-ness of things") to the distaste for the "cult of solipsistic obscurity and cacophonous experimentation" of modern poets, and the desire amongst many people, in a science-worshipping age, for "something more lively and colorful than a biochemical formula".

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. traditionally rice -visually attach to things. Mono no aware. ah-ness - can't put into words.

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Aware is sometimes called the ‘ah!-ness of things’ you feel when confronted with beauty and at the same time are conscious of the transience or incompleteness of this beauty. Aware transcends the feelings of sadness and joy and merges these into a. “Ah Ness!. That’s the books I’m totally talking about!” She pointed at the books Ness was holding.

The three books are slightly thin and one book is a little big. “You mean these three books?” Ness showed (y/n) the books hes holding. “Yeah Ness. That’s the books that the people in onett loves to read about!”. Mono no aware is a concept, not so much of an aesthetic concept, as much as it is an idea, of the impermanence of things.

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ural responsiveness to the "ah-ness of things" (mono no aware), which be comes possible only when one has a pure kokoro. Again, I agree that this de scribes (modern) Shinto doctrine quite accurately, but I doubt whether it is an accurate characterization of the spiritual mindset of nine out often Japanese.

The phrase is derived from the word *aware*, which in Heian Japan meant sensitivity or sadness, and the word mono, meaning things, and describes beauty as an awareness of the transience of all things, and a gentle sadness at their passing.

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But there is a Ho-ho-ness too. And against the background of their sempiternal Ah-ness it is possible, strictly in the foreground to proceed with a protracted comedy, which glitters.

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In particular, it was used in Shinto rituals at “power spots” such as forests and mountains to evoke magical natural powers. That’s why mononoaware can be translated as the “the ‘ah-ness’ of things”.

Gradually the word acquired its aesthetic sense. And what applies to the body applies likewise to the mind. Give me the surface of the mind, as well.

Give me the outside of all things. I am a fanatic for the externality of things. Their ah-ness gives them too sickly a beauty” (Blasting and Bombardiering, 9).Author: John Whittier-Ferguson. On the fly-leaf of a small octavo Bible, given to Charles Hearn by his grandmother, the following entry may be read: "Patricio, Lafcadio, Tessima, Carlos Hearn.

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