This is an analysis of the poem 'Fire! ' that begins with:

Attached they are without curteousy...
A demand to strike when needed...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabcaa dbeacabdeaeafgfbgff X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,19,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011101100 00101110 11 10001 01110110 01001001010101 01101 01010010 001001 10101101 001101 10010101 110101101 10100010 10101 01101 1011101 01011 11111101 010101 111010010101011 111101001 1011101 1011001 010001100101 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 278
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

  • summary of 'Fire! ';
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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