Demitologizacija „kraja” i „početka” u pjesništvu Wisławe Szymborske

[sic]. 2019;9(2) DOI 10.15291/sic/


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ISSN: 1847-7755 (Online)

Publisher: University of Zadar

LCC Subject Category: Language and Literature: Literature (General)

Country of publisher: Croatia

Language of fulltext: Croatian, English

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Roman Bobryk


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Most cultures mythologize their "beginnings." At the same time, there seems to be no culture or artistic formation to mention its "end." The only issue that is discussed is the end of the others. The end as such is also often strongly mythologized and takes an apocalyptic form. However, in Wisława Szymborska’s poetry we can see the "end" being clearly demythologized (both in its common sense and in the individual one – as the end of one’s life). In her poems, every "end" is simultaneously the "beginning" of something new. In the individual sense, this demythologization takes the form of juxtaposing the insignificance of human existence with the vastness of the world. Consequently, the death of a man does not mean the end of the world.Keywords: Szymborska Wislawa, Polish poety of 20th century, demythologizingUpotreba kategorija početka i kraja jedan je od simptoma doživljavanja svijeta kao nečega što je moguće izmjeriti. Same kategorije početka i kraja dobivaju u kulturi dva različita oblika – prostorni i vremenski. Pritom se prostorno mišljenje obično povezuje s nekom suvremenošću, nekim svijetom-sada-i-ovdje, dok vremenska varijanta – što je samo po sebi razumljivo – posjeduje dijakronijski karakter.