James Tobin wrote:
>Karl Miller, responding to Nina Costanza:
>>> the reason art exists in my mind (visual, aural, movement, film) is
>>> what is being expressed cannot be adequately addressed in word language.
>> I would agree, but for me the question is, what is it? Is it thought
>> without language or are those expressions language without words.
>You sure don't ask small questions, Karl! One reason your second question
>is hard to answer is that talk about language is inevitably in words and
>nonverbal communication can be called language only by analogy, rather than
>by some genus/species kind of classification, I think. But my answer would
>be "language" without words.
Is music so often tied in the mind of many to emotion because emotion
is perhaps more accurately expressed in music? Do words capture our
emotions as completely as music...of course I would suppose that depends
on whether you ask a musician, music lover or a writer.