The Vocabulary of Japanese Aesthetics. PART 1: aware [ mono no aware ] okashi ~ miyabi What are the example given for each? What do these examples tell us about the word’s meaning?. Japanese Aesthetics: I. aware: 1st an exclamation of surprise & delight The “ah-ness” of things
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
PART 1: aware [mono no aware] okashi ~ miyabi
aware: 1st an exclamation of surprise & delight
mono no aware: “the sadness of things”
okashi:delight; brings a smile to the face.
PART II:focus on impermanence – intensifies & darkens previous aesthetics. Consequence of war.
“Use old means for new ends.”
Yugen:profound, remote, mysterious
Sabi: to grown old/rusty
“wabi-sabi” [see link on our homepage]