This is an analysis of the poem 'We' Are 'Keyed' Expeditiously that begins with:

IF you or 'I' had information that would upset...
The national security, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abacddc aaadd edeXdda Xaac bXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,5,7,4,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111101101101 01000100 00100 11100010 110101 1101000 011010100010 11101100100101 1001111 0101101 111111 010101011001 1110110 1011001010 1011101 1010011 0011111 1110110 101011 1111 110101 0101 11101101011010 1111010100 011010 1101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 164
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

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

  • summary of 'We' Are 'Keyed' Expeditiously;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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