Poetry as Compass: Chaos, Complexity, and the Creative Voice

Claudia S. Schlee


In the following article, I will relate poetry as a genre to complex systems and explain why this approach lends itself particularly well to a study about creativity. This will require us to alter our view and to move from a mechanistic model for explaining the emergence of life, to a systemic model. In other words, instead of reducing a phenomenon to a single object or concept in order to understand it, we will attempt to see it within its larger context by focusing on the lateral connections between its various parts.

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