How Does Poetry Elevates The Beauty Of Society?
Shelley’s definition of a poet are the individuals who behold the future in the present. Those who draw on past influences to form radical interpretations participate in what Shelley calls “the eternal [or] the infinite.” This idea of the eternal refers to the continuous influence the poet has. Usually, poets were identified as the legislators of the world, since they exalted the beauty of normality. The mind of the poet is one who can synthesize opposites and keep society turning. The synthesis of opposites in poetry creates a unionship between beauty and the deformed. What this causes is a level of balance. Removing the distinction between what we perceive as beautiful and deformed binds two contrasting concepts. Poetry reveals the commonality between opposites, and marries them to form a union. Shelley affirms that undressing the distinction creates a sense of equity and makes both parties equally