This is an analysis of the poem These Incidents Are Isolated Events that begins with:

There is no need for anyone to resort to panic,
Just because a few disgruntled people......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabcadXb effcX GX b X bbh GX hbdbacXge
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,5,2,1,1,3,2,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111100001010 1010101010 111111 0100101010010 00100111 111000 0011111 11110010110010 11011100011 01010101010 1010101101 001101110100 00101000 1110101110110 001010100011 1110010 1010110100 10 11001101001 1110101000 1110101110110 001010100011 1000 1011111011 1 111010110100 01011010 0101101010 1111 1101110 1110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 31
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

    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 is repeated.

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

  • summary of These Incidents Are Isolated Events;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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