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

Within this haunting,
I still feel you....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXaXXb AcddbX XefegXhbch fhXciiXbgeAeed
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,10,14,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010 1111 010 001001 110001 10101101 01010 1111 0111101 11010010 10100010111 11101010 110 0101 11010011 111010001 11010 101001101 1001001 011 010010 011 1010101 111110 100 11110 10111 1110111 1101110 01110 1101 01010 10111 11001 010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 165
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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; i, it are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word within at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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