It might be helpful if you were to quote a MacLeish poem or stanza that illustrates such emulation and that in and of itself is also worth remembering and rereading.
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MacLeish greatly admired T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and his work shows quite a bit of their influence. (Wiki)
Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T. S. Eliot, October 7, 1944
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American poets TS Eliot (1888 - 1965) and Archibald MacLeish (1892 - 1982) stand in a corridor as Eliot cleans his glasses, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1955. (Credit: Verner Reed)
Such a fine picture I thought I'd share it again.