Una danza para la melodía poética
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The image of the 'dance' or 'dancer' conveys various aspects that link up with the literary purposes in Robert Duncan's works. Among those we have to emphasize his tendency to associate the movements of the body with those of the words, revealing clues and suggestions in both of them. The assimilation is centered largely on the fact that as in the dance the movements are always changing and they are altered by the dinamism of the energy that comes from its acts, also, it has to pursue this kind of kinetic on the poetic level in order to find the renewal and vision of a poetry that is in process. We can find the metaphor of the 'dance' in the main anthologies of Robert Duncan and perhaps the definitive poem is 'The Dance'