This is an analysis of the poem Meant To Keep Confused that begins with:
Meant to keep confused.
And fed on fear to accept, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABBBCB XbaaXaXX ABBBCB AXaXba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101 1111001 1011010010 10101101 00101 010001101 0010001 01110011 011001 01011010011 10011001010 11110101101 1010010101010 001001011001 10101 1111001 1011010010 10101101 00101 010001101 10101 00111011 1 110100111 0100011101 00100010111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 217
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.
The author used the same word meant at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of Meant To Keep Confused;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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