This is an analysis of the poem Once Unleashed that begins with:

What are the creators of conflict,
Wars, deceit and division......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXX b b X Xaba XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,1,1,1,4,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010010 1011010 0100010 1 100 101010001101 101010010 101 101100 0101 10101100 110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 48
  • Average number of words per stanza: 8
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Once Unleashed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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