Author(s): Georges Polti; James Reeve (Translator)
The 369 unused types which we have discovered in the course of this classification represent unexplored regions in the soul of each one of us. Opening these regions in the individual as in Humanity, we complete the geography of the Soul. We maintain nevertheless, like parallels of latitude and longitude, its Duodenary Proportions. These we have found in all life, in everything which, like ourselves, is Rhythm. We see them everywhere in art and in poetry: epic (Song of Izdhubal, Homeric Poems, neid, etc.) or tragic (in China, Rome, France, etc.) of all ages, in the cadences of all known verse-forms, - as well as in the movements of history (comparative heredity, law of four-century periods) and in theogonies.