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The speaker in "The Harlem Dancer" is an unnamed first-person speaker, presumably Claude McKay himself, who relates having watched a beautiful dancer in a club in Harlem.
The poem "The Harlem Dancer" is written in the past tense.
"The Harlem Dancer" refers to the poem's principal subject, an exotic dancer whom the speaker observes in a club or bar somewhere in Harlem.
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