I Saw a Man Pursuing the Horizon Essay | I Saw a Man Pursuing the Horizon

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I Saw a Man Pursuing the Horizon

Summary: An analysis of Stephen Crane's poem "I Saw a Man Pursuing the Horizon." This poem displays the freedom of following one's own ideas, without being confined by rules.
Poetry Analysis

I saw a man pursuing the horizon

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  1. I saw a man pursuing the horizon;
  2. Round and round they sped.
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  1. I was disturbed at this;
  2. I accosted the man.
  3. "It is futile," I said
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  1. "You can never-"
  2. "You lie," he cried,
  3. And ran on.
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This poem displays the freedom of following one's own ideas, and not being nailed down to useless rules, not to say that ignorance is bliss, for each man in the poem has ignorance towards the other, and one can see that they don't connect at all. People should break free from these restraints if they want to live passionately, and also respect everybody's opinions. The horizon serves as a metaphor to mean anything that seems hard or impossible to obtain, yet something that many people want, and its pursuing alludes to...

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