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Ssh is a remote shell, so will be text.
with -X or -XY you will enable to bring the remote graphical application to run in this machine.
ssh is not text.
if you are logged on graph mode on the machine1, and you do ssh -X machine2, then you are already starting the text session, and doing a remote shell, that is not graphical.
However, if you run an application, say xterm, firefox, the remote graph one will be open in the local machine.
if what you want is be on the login of machine1, and be able to login graphically on machine2, you need XDMCP
have a look at this