This is an analysis of the poem Out Of Place that begins with:

One man is jailed for crimes
Against humanity! ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbbcacXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 110111 010100 101011 110001100 101010100 010111101 10111 111011001 1101101001 110101101 11101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 353
  • Average number of words per stanza: 61
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • 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 exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

  • summary of Out Of Place;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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