Ezra pound - in a station of the metro ezra weston loomis pound (1885-1972) american expatriate poet and critic of the early modernist movement. Many people find it difficult to get their message across in a mere two-line poem, but ezra pound does exactly that in his brief poem titled in a station of the metro. Appunti integrati con riassunti del libro dell'opera in a station of the metro, summaries for english literature universit di roma la sapienza. Of all the major literary figures in the twentieth century, ezra pound has been one of the most controversial he has also been one of modern poetry's most important contributors in an introduction to the literary essays of ezra pound, t s eliot declared that pound.
Ezra pound testo originale pubblicato da veetrad invia tramite email postalo sul blog condividi su twitter condividi su facebook condividi su pinterest in a station of the metro - pound high windows - larkin aprile (11) tema filigrana. The most famous poem (1913) from the early twentieth-century movement known as imagism according to pound, it was inspired by a moment he experienced while waiting for the subway in the paris underground. In looking at this poem i wanted to be clear of the words apparition and bough apparition meant faces like that of a ghost and bough meant trees. Summary of in a station of the metro of the poem in a station of the metro line-by-line in a station of the metro by ezra pound home / poetry / in a station of the by calling them these faces, he puts us right there in the metro station, as if he were pointing his finger and. In the station of the metro the apparition of these faces in the crowd, petals on a wet, black bough study play author ezra pound imagism - derived from chinese and japanese poetry - influenced by haiku, ancient greek lyric.
Ezra pound's in a station of the metro is a poem that capitalizes on the tension between similarity and polarity as extremely as ever a couplet has the metro of mallarm 's capital and a phrase that names a station of the metro as it might a station of the cross. Ezra pound reduced his poem in a station of the metro from 30 lines to two because he was a modernest he worked in extremes and either wrote minimalist works that consisted of two lines or he wrote epic works that consisted of hundreds of lines. In a station of the metro by ezra pound the apparition of these faces in the crowd petals on a wet black bough page. Ezra pound: poems study guide contains a biography of ezra pound, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes in a station of the metro by ezra pound although the poem is not your standard flowery, romantic, descriptive or lengthy work. Video created by university of pennsylvania for the course modern & contemporary american poetry (modpo) week 3 of modpo 2018 runs from sunday, september 23 at 9 am through sunday, september 30 at 9 am for those doing modpo on. Ezra pound's fourteen-word poem is an iconic imagist text the apparition of these faces in the crowd / petals on a wet, black bough.
Terebess asia online (tao) index home ezra loomis pound (1885-1972) in a station of the metro the apparition of these faces in the crowd: petals on a wet, black bough. In a station of the metro is an imagist poem by ezra pound published in 1913 in the literary magazine poetry in the poem, pound describes a moment in the underground metro station in paris in 1912 pound suggested that the faces of the individuals in the metro were best put into a poem not. Did you know that one of the most famous poems in the english language is only fourteen words long in this lesson, explore the poetic complexity of ezra pound's 'in a station of the metro. Ezra pound's poem in a station of the metro is only two lines, making it hard to decipher what exactly is going on in the foot notes, pound mentions that he wrote the poem as a response to an experience he had in the paris metro where he saw suddenly a beautiful face, and. Imagism and themes in ezra pound's poem 'in a station of the metro' ezra pound (1885-1972) ezra pound, clearly influenced by haiku brings in imagism in her masterpiece in a station of the metro (1913.
Ezra pound was a rebel and wanted to do things his way in regard to poetry - and so he did in the introduction of the norton anthology of american literature (volume d), it states: pound first campaigned for 'imagistic,' his name for a new kind of poetry rather than.
The apparition of these faces in the crowd petals on a wet, black bough given the economy of words used in this poem, pound creates a striking image of a place and moment: the metro station.