The article is a peculiar 'record of interpretative failures' in analysis of Czeslaw Milosz's 'Traktat moralny' (The Moral Treaty). The author points out to some details of the poem proving extremely hard to interpret, and makes an attempt at explaining them, supporting himself to this end by Milosz's own commentaries to the text, which he has found in the poet's letters to the philosopher Tadeusz Kronski and in his recorded conversations with Renata Gorczynska, and, with Aleksander Fiut and Andrzej Franaszek. The author's indication of certain unclear points and instances of contradictoriness in the Treaty's text offers a specific incentive for the reader to focus not only on what the text can offer them but also, on what is apparently incomprehensible in it.
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