This is an analysis of the poem Coming For Them To An End that begins with:

No one can protect themselves,
Or what it is they do to others......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aab Xaa CDE XXX aaebabXCDE
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 110011010 000100100 111111 0100101100 101000100100 01110111 01010011 010010 1110100101 101000010101 11110100011001 001011010010 010010100 001001001 00100011111100 01111011 11100010100 01110111 01010011 010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

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

  • summary of Coming For Them To An End;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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