What further importance can you infer from the references to color,shape,texture,and the juxtaposition of objects?

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William Carlos Williams was writing within an early twentieth-century literary style called imagism, a reaction to Romantic poetry that focused on creating precise visual images. In striving to accurately represent some subject, the poet would aim to use simple language in order to avoid abstractions and focus on the concrete.

In this poem, Williams juxtaposes color with the red wheelbarrow beside the white...

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