This is an analysis of the poem Directed Through Adverse Winds that begins with:

There is nothing like the feeling,
Of being vindicated......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXabXcc abbXbbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101010 0101000 10100011 101111 11011101 1101 100101011 1101 10101010001 10110010001 1101011110 1010 11101 111 11100101001 01001100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 247
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Directed Through Adverse Winds;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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