Saturday, November 28, 2009

Disney Charm

     Another reason Oscar Wilde valued "style" so much, I think,  is because "style", like charm, is what gives one coherence and yet lightness, seriousness but also humor. It puts, Walt Disney-like,

and fun together. Like the informality of positions and movements we see in many pics of Disney pre "uncle Walt",  like his at easiness in being himself, in turning, whatever he was wearing, into an extension of his own being; like in the rich, seemingly endless spontaneity of his expressions, like in his power of being constant surprise and constantly surprised, charm, in the manner of a work of art,  has the effect of a redeeming intensity.

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