This is an analysis of the poem Victimized By Their Own Thought Process that begins with:

It is hard for them to confess...
That have digressed into a darkness....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: aaXa bccaXc abbb ababXacXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00110001 110100010 0010010001 111010001 11101 010110100 110011101010 10111111 01011 01110010 00110010111 01101001101 0010101111 1010110100101 100111111 110100111 10101110100 1011001 1111110010 0101110 1110110 111110010 101110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 219
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    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; they is repeated.

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

  • summary of Victimized By Their Own Thought Process;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Lawrence S. Pertillar