This is an analysis of the poem With It Expected Volunteered that begins with:

There was a time when politics,
Had been forbidden to mix with religion....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbcbdbXXa dbabbXeXeXbc bbXbXec
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,12,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11011101 10100010010 111001001 101001 1101101001 110100110101 0100010101 0100001110 01001010010 01 01 101101000101 11100010101010 11000100101 010111010101 0011110110100 11 1110100100001 010010010011001 001001 1101110101 01101101111 1 010100010101 0001010101001 1101001001010 01101110111 01010101110 01011100101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 378
  • Average number of words per stanza: 63
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; to is repeated.

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

  • summary of With It Expected Volunteered;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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