This is an analysis of the poem Short Circuited To Ignite that begins with:

Those heartless to be hotwired,
And short-circuited to ignite enduring pain......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaX Xccbc XXXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 11000110 111000010101 010100110001101 0110110100001 11111010110001 111010010101 01010101010100 011001011100 01010100100100101 1111101110100100 11011010 111011010100 1010110001010101 1011001000010 1101010101011010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 263
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 52 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Short Circuited To Ignite;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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