This is an analysis of the poem Flesh And Blood Drops that begins with:

Who pays...
For the displays of injustices, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AaBabXc cbdcXad AaB abaaXdbXbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,3,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11 100100100 0111 111010 101 1010101 101001 101111001 1100001 110101010 10010011001 1100101010 10101 01001010001 11 10100100 0111 11001 11011 1000110110 1111 10 010101 110001001 111 10000101 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 188
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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.

    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; of is repeated.

    The author used the same word who at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Flesh And Blood Drops;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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