International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Role of poetry in the Transmission of Divergent Thinking
Anna Aguilar-Amat

The following presentation presents several ideas about the purpose of poetry within the transmission of memes. Poetry is a game that can free the individual and collective subconscious while revealing the underlying metaphors of culture and making proposals from what it is called divergent thinking. To avoid the polarization of ideas it is important to take into account out-of-the-mainstream ideas from other cultures and from non-canonized cultural identities.

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