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Contents of “The Shape of History”, by Charles Harper Webb

The poem is about our vision of history. It highlights the huge pack of news we have nowadays and juxtaposes present with past gradually.

It analyses the quantity of information we have period by period, from nowadays to the Big Bang and what was before it.

Quantity is the most important concept of the poem and it is given by the massive presence of figures. It makes the reader think how lifestyles were different in the past and how technology has speed up our life.