This is an analysis of the poem Deluged that begins with:

Keep them deluged.
Keep them demeaned....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: AAAA BCDC AAAA BCDCXdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010 1001 1001 1001 111001 010101 101011 100010101 1010 1001 1001 1001 111001 010101 101011 100010101 1100101111 100011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 97
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; keep, them, love are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words keep, you are repeated.

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

  • summary of Deluged;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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