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"In a Station of the Metro" presents a fleeting image that evokes a feeling or impression. Although the text does not include pronouns, the speaker is the poet or an anonymous commuter or traveler.
"In a Station of the Metro" presents an image in a clear, immediate way, as if it is appearing in the present moment. However, without verbs, the poem has no real "tense."
The title "In a Station of the Metro" locates the poem in a subway station in Paris.
This study guide for Ezra Pound's In a Station of the Metro offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.