This is an analysis of the poem Remote Viewer that begins with:

Before he was able to walk in baby shoes,
He sang with the angels and visited ruins...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcddcXefbcefacca
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011110010101 110010110010 111 11111 1110001 10101011111 11101001 011111010 11100101 1111011 11101100 011001 1111101 110101 0011011 11100110001 111010110 1110101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 585
  • Average number of words per stanza: 108
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; he, those are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word he is repeated.

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

  • summary of Remote Viewer;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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