Notes on The Bridge (2_4_26)

II. Powhatan's Daughter

"The Dance"
The serpent with the eagle in the boughs. (s. 26 )
The last line of "The Dance" strongly suggests, with other passages in the poem, Quetzalcóatl, on which see Eva Hunt's article in Encyclopedia Americana.

This is a page of interlinear reading of, and notes on, Hart Crane's The Bridge by Eiichi Hishikawa. Copyright (c) 1996 Eiichi Hishikawa.
The source of Crane texts is The Bridge (NY: Liveright, 1970). Copyright (c) 1933, 1958, 1970 Liveright Publishing Corporation.

Last updated: 9 February 1999
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