The Resonant

Sianne Ngai and The Sublemon have done much, I think, for aesthetics by formalizing certain descriptive terms previously used informally: the zany, cute, and merely interesting (Ngai); the baroque, whimsy, and cheesy (Sublemon). I want to continue that project here. "Resonance" is a term used primarily by non-scholarly readers, as Peter Stockwell notes in "The Cognitive Poetics of Resonance," and… Continue reading The Resonant