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Stephen Crane's Poem 'Untitled'

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Humans, the compositional idea of man itself, are lonely, shameful beasts whose only grand possession is the heart pulsing within, propelling them along. No matter how it is dishonored, how much it is scarred, and the emotional beating it takes, it is the one object Man can declare, “This is mine and because of this, it is beautiful.” In the poem, “Untitled” by Stephen Crane, he examines the lack of integrity and joyous celebration that is impurity, through simplification of what being human is. Following the introduction of the statement, a figure that can be identified with the likes of Jesus or even God himself, finds one of His creations in a desert, “In the desert, I saw a creature, naked, beastial”. The creature is alone, in a secluded
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