This is an analysis of the poem In A Stampede Rushing that begins with:

I had thought at one time,
We were all being cursed......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXXbaXabX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111 101101 001010100 1010100 0110100101 1100101110 010101001 0010010 001011100 1111000110 1010011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 359
  • Average number of words per stanza: 66
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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.

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

  • summary of In A Stampede Rushing;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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