': The Dalai, regarded as a religious leader by many Buddhists, is supposed to be an incarnation of a succession of previous Dalai Lamas.
The miniature painting in "Poem" and the monument in "The Monument" are secular relics, "incarnative
" because something of the spirit of the artist remains.
Considering Wordsworth's view of incarnative
language as "not what the garb is to the body but what the body is to the soul," Karen Mills-Courts speculates that Wordsworth's language incarnates by establishing relationship between thought and the world as thought.
Appropriately, the incarnative
possibilities of language are expressed symbolically in much of Warren's poetry.