Literature Study GuidesIn A Station Of The Metro

In a Station of the Metro | Study Guide

Ezra Pound

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Overview

Author

Ezra Pound

Year Published

1913

Type

Poem

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

"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.

Tense

"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."

About the Title

The title "In a Station of the Metro" locates the poem in a subway station in Paris.

Summary

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