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At Melville's Tomb

The form of Hart Crane's "At Melville's Tomb" is unusual in its combination of formal and free verse. The poem is divided into four regular stanzas of four lines each, and most of the lines are in...

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At Melville's Tomb

In his elegy for Herman Melville, Hart Crane speaks about Melville in the third person rather than addressing him. The things that Crane sees standing at the great writer’s tomb were likely the...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2019 3:11 am UTC

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