This is an analysis of the poem Same Weapons Used that begins with:

What they have done...
Is given them ammunition, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXbcd ebacfe bdXXefa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 01001010 00101 110011 11100100 1011001 01001001 101010 01001010 1110111 100111010 0101 111101 11010 11101010 10110010010 10110110100 01001010 1100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 181
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.

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

  • summary of Same Weapons Used;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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