This is an analysis of the poem Those Voices You Hear Cheering Are For You that begins with:

Come along.
'I don't want to go that way....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: A XX a bbX a XcXX cXddXd AaX X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,3,1,4,6,3,1,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101 1110111 11101001 01 111100101 11011 110011 11 1111100111 11011 111 1110 111 1001 110100001100 1110011011 11110001010 111000111010 101 1101110 111 10111 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 57
  • Average number of words per stanza: 11
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; that, your, you are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase that connects the lines.

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

  • summary of Those Voices You Hear Cheering Are For You;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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