Are all beautiful proofs explanatory (and vice versa)?

Here are some answers to this question from mathematicians on Mathoverflow.  Thanks to Sharon Berry, currently visiting ANU in Canberra with me, who suggested I post this question (if you have other examples or commentary, please feel free to contribute!)


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Associate Professor in Mathematics Education, and part-time poet.
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