This is an analysis of the poem Fresh Targets that begins with:
In these days and times...
It is difficult to leave confrontational people, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdea XXdaXe XfXffaX bgXag cdXXaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,7,5,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01111 00100011010010 01 1001 1101010011 0010100111100 1100100010 011111 1000100101 1001010100010 1101110010 111001011110 1 1101111 1011110111 111111001011 1111001 11001001 10111000111 111 1111111011 0010111010101 0110 1011110100101 101011101001010 11111111010 111101010 111110 11011010 11110101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 207
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, you are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Fresh Targets;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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