This is an analysis of the poem That Which Is Fed To Feed that begins with:

To then digest and absorb...
As is believed....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xaaabab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101101 1001 0110010 1101010101 10101010 110011101 011010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 231
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 7
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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 That Which Is Fed To Feed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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