This is an analysis of the poem It's Odd We Call You God that begins with:

Where are You?
Your presence is felt...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbXXdeeffcfgXaccfggcdeaXadd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 29,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 11001 111111 0011111 110111 1010101 110111 010011110 000100010 1101101 011111 110111 0111101101 1000101 0011011 0011101 01 1 10100010001 101001110 111 10111 1100010101 11101010 011 0010010101 1 10100 1110110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 789
  • Average number of words per stanza: 145
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

    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; to is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words with, to, is are repeated.

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

  • summary of It's Odd We Call You God;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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