In a Station of the Metro
by Ezra Pound
In a Station of the Metro Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Crowd of Faces
Line 1: The entire poem is basically a single metaphor. If you were ever confused about the difference between a metaphor and a simile, and the difference it can make to use one instead of the othe...
Line 2: The success of the comparison between the human faces and the flower petals depends upon making the second image seem very life-like. So Pound uses some intense natural imagery to describe...