This is an analysis of the poem Restrictions Will Be Lifted that begins with:

No fear needed.
We are in the midst of a leader....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXab cad efcdgb bdaabd eaadbbd bhhXfg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,3,6,6,7,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110 110010010 110010 01001 111010011 111001 010100101 1001110 10100010100 11101 1001 11010101 010111 110100100 11010111 11010101 111010001001 1101001 010010111 11100110 10001 0100010 0100110010 11 10101100 11 10100101 10100100100 011010111 10 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 31
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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, and are repeated.

    The author used the same word very at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Restrictions Will Be Lifted;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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