This is an analysis of the poem Know You Are Blessed that begins with:

Blessings are due,
To those who keep faith...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXbcdXe fefAXf gXXgecXX XgebdXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,6,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011 01111 101001 110011 1110010 11011 111111 010101001 11111 1111101 1011 1011011111 010101011111 0011111100 100110 10011010 01110110 11111 010100111 101010011111 0010101 11111101 10111010 01001101110 11101011 11101100110010 11010111011 111010 111110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 243
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; you, to are repeated.

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

  • summary of Know You Are Blessed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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