The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.This spoke to me after recording the next episode of A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast, which I just finished previewing this morning.
Essentially, we talk about Aristotle's premise. What inward significance, as Catholics, do we see in books and movies? Now, I have to agree with Freud that sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. But oftentimes, there is more to art than meets our first glance. N'est ce pas?