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To Brooklyn Bridge

To Brooklyn Bridge


by Hart Crane

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.

  • Acetylene lamps (line 22)
  • Jewish scriptures (line 25)
  • The Statue of Liberty (line 4)
  • Wall Street (line 41)

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