This is an analysis of the poem Lovers Of Halloween that begins with:

When people have become offended,
By the hearing of the truth....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbaXcddX XaaXbcXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101010 1010001 1110111 011011001010 10111010 101011 101111010 100010 00101010 110 101 10100110001 101010101001 11000100101 0010101010 010010101011 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 272
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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 Lovers Of Halloween;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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