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Analysis and comments on In heaven by Stephen Crane

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Comment 17 of 517, added on December 4th, 2011 at 5:15 AM.
in heaven

.one of the best poem in relation to God....

noque.p from Philippines
Comment 16 of 517, added on December 5th, 2010 at 9:08 AM.

Thanks 4 Ethan from US for giving me information about this poem...
Now, I can go on with this poem :)

Ieam from Indonesia
Comment 15 of 517, added on September 26th, 2008 at 5:13 PM.

Though he may have misnamed the poem and misplaced its location, Stephen
struck a blow for mercey in this poem---you know "unmerited
favor"---salvation by works is a slippery slope---God is the judge of worth
not humankind.

David K
Comment 14 of 517, added on August 20th, 2008 at 3:28 PM.

I think that this poem is in reference to the teachings of Christ. In
Matthew, Jesus teaches that when we pray, it shouldn't be in the streets to
show off and when we fast, it shouldn't be to show others how righteous we
are. All the bragging blades of grass were doing what God told us not to.
The humble blade of grass probably did countless good deeds, but he just
couldn't remember them because he did them with pure intent: to love God
and fellow men and not to exalt himself.

Ethan from United States
Comment 13 of 517, added on April 10th, 2008 at 2:32 AM.

I am currently doing a research paper for my college, and I was looking for
some insight into people's opinions that I could somehow incorporate in my
paper, but people, your views are horribly twisted. How can you possibly
say that Crane was an Athiest? Read any biography about him. He was
deeply religious and focused most of his poems on the afterlife and the
glory of God. Great poems all around, and this is coming from a student
who hates most poetry.

Stephen from United States
Comment 12 of 517, added on February 3rd, 2007 at 8:04 PM.

in this poem, crane is mocking God's standard of humbleness being proper

Mike from United States
Comment 11 of 517, added on January 28th, 2007 at 9:44 PM.

wow, now that I actually get to a poem I like, it is contaminated by these
stupid comments and retarded jokes that contain zero thought and zero
intelligence. If I was to categorize every response given on every poem on
this site I think I could present it to congress and give a very compelling
argument that the U.S. needs more funding for education, because this is
ridiculous. I can not believe the amount of idiotic responses and
comments. It is beyond me. I swear to god, I'm going to freakin' take a
giant dump on the next person who posts something stupid.

JT from United States
Comment 10 of 517, added on April 27th, 2006 at 4:25 PM.

Jew...show some respect. You're most likely just jealous because he's a
brilliant poet and you are a retard in remedial school at age 23, if so,
grow up and learn some modesty.

Mugurel from United States
Comment 9 of 517, added on April 27th, 2006 at 11:37 AM.

i love you crane.....you make me want to have babies with you!!!!

jake from Botswana
Comment 8 of 517, added on March 16th, 2006 at 12:45 AM.

Crane is so amazing. We are all blades of grass. We bend with the wind and
stand straight again as it fades. Here he is

mica from United States

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Poet: Stephen Crane
Poem: 18. In heaven
Volume: The Black Riders & Other Lines
Year: 1905
Added: Jan 31 2004
Viewed: 2608 times
Poem of the Day: Oct 12 2007

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