This is an analysis of the poem God Of The Open that begins with:

God of the open, though I am so simple
Out in the wind I can travel with you,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdXdececXbXbebebafdf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010111110 1001111001 11011010110 1101101001 1111101011 1111111101 1011001101 1101101001 10010111110 1011101111 01010011010 1011111001 1111101001 1011001101 1011001101 1111111101 10010011110 1011111011 11111111010 1111101011 1101001011 1101101011 0001101111 1111001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1053
  • Average number of words per stanza: 217
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, him, to, words are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase words connects the lines.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of God Of The Open;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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