Literary Criticism is a language of interpretation of author's ideas. Deconstructive Criticism is the transaction between the reader and text. The ideas of a Deconstructive Criticism start with theory, how critics approach Deconstructionism and Deconstructive Criticism of Robert Frost poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.
Deconstructionism "This theory believes that meaning is discovered through examining structural codes in the text. Deconstructionist believes that there is not "one" correct meaning in a poem, rather poems can be interpreted many different ways" (Deconstructionism 1). Deconstructive Critics who utilize deconstruction, as a critical method actually would say that the text deconstructs itself, and that critics do not deconstruct the text so much as show how the text challenges itself and thereby dismantles itself. In this theory:
· Meaning of text is found through differences.
· Textual meaning is not infinite.
· It is important to locate the point of contradiction.
· The "point where the text breaks free" is established.
· Close readings are important.
· The text does not have a unified, logical whole meaning.
Through this theory of Deconstructionism, critics apply the theory to critiquing a peace of literature. Examples of one of the seven points, "The text does not have a unified, logical whole meaning". The textual part of a story or poem has many different meanings, which gives multiple story lines and endings. For example, the word difference and "difference" which the critic Jacques Derrida spells "difference". "Difference means to suggest both the usual meaning of difference and the additional idea of deferral" (Critical Theory 2105). This shows that Jacque Derrida use the theory Deco