They add a kind of rhythm to the poem.
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From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 12:58 PM
Subject: Re: On the Making of a Simile
I don't have anything Pound handy, but at UTEL the poem is reproduced just
as Richard Seddon says:
At 12:45 PM 3/3/2008, Carrol Cox wrote:
> > Richard Seddon wrote:
> > Diane
> > Your email left out an important part (at least to me) of the poem,
> > ‚?oIn a Station of the Metro‚?Ě. Pound put several spaces between
> > ‚?oapparition‚?Ě and ‚?oof‚?Ě, between ‚?ofaces‚?Ě and ‚?oin‚?Ě,
> > between ‚?oPetals‚?Ě and ‚?oon‚?Ě and between ‚?oblack‚?Ě and
> > ‚?obough‚?Ě.
>IN which edition did you see this? I'm a bit sceptical that a feature so
>much at the mercy of the typesetter could carry much weight.
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