This is an analysis of the poem Unaware that begins with:

I lust you.
I lust the thought of you....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AAbXbXbAAXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 110101 1000101 1011 11101 11110111 01110011 111 110101 111101 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 256
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • 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; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines you is repeated).

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

  • summary of Unaware;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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