This is an analysis of the poem These Are The Crazed Days We Live! that begins with:

You can to yourself,
Believe something is 'not' true....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xababbc XdXdXXXXdXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010 0110011 11111001 101101001 0101101 11101 101010 110 01010010 010011 001 0110100 01101 10111011010 1111 010101 1101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

    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; you, one are repeated.

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

  • summary of These Are The Crazed Days We Live!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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