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Formalism:
Formalism emerged after 1917 revolution in Russia.
Bennett writes that Formalism could hardly have been considered a movement.
Formalism came as reaction to Russian Marxism society.
The key figures of this theory were
Roman Jakobson
Victor Shklovsky
Juri Tiniyanov
Formalism attempts to discover the meaning by close reading of the work of literature by
Focus is on form, organization and on structure.
Word choice and language.
Multiple meaning.
There are two type of meanings
Textual
Contextual
Formalism deals with the Textual meaning.
Before formalism Text was usually was usually interpreted on the base of history, class
conflicts, and others factors.
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Formalism considers work in isolation.
To understand the words Is very important.
FormalistIc approach Suggests the reader should see what is in the text, novel or the play
rather than to consider what is outside it.
This movement lasted for 30 years only.
Formalism has never been used as theory to analyse the text.

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• Formalism: • • • • • • • Formalism emerged after 1917 revolution in Russia. Bennett writes that Formalism could hardly have been considered a movement. Formalism came as reaction to Russian Marxism society. The key figures of this theory were Roman Jakobson Victor Shklovsky Juri Tiniyanov • • • • Formalism attempts to discover the meaning by close reading of the work of literature by Focus is on form, organization and on structure. Word choice and language. Multiple meaning. There are two type of meanings • • • • Textual Contextual Formalism deals with the Textual meaning. Before formalism Text was usually was usually interpreted on the base of history, class conflicts, and others factors. • • • • • Formalism considers work in isolation. To understand the words Is very important. FormalistIc approach Suggests the reader should see what is in the text, novel or the play rather than to consider what is outside it. This movement lasted for 30 years only. Formalism has never been used as theory to analyse the text. Name: Description: ...
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