Read “In a Station of the Metro,” by Ezra Pound. The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet, black bough. Which best describes the metaphor conveyed in the poem?

QUESTION POSTED AT 29/05/2020 - 01:06 AM

Answered by admin AT 29/05/2020 - 01:06 AM

The underlying metaphor is that people are beautiful and gentle like flowers who are on a wet black bough. It was even stated by Ezra Pound himself that he was intoxicated by that picture and wanted to present the beauty of it as simply as possible.
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