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Anecdote of the Jar

Anecdote of the Jar

by Wallace Stevens

Analysis: Allusions

When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References

  • John Keats, "Ode on a Grecian Urn" (whole poem)

Historical References

  • Dominion Wide Mouth Jar (whole poem)
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