This is an analysis of the poem Seeker Of Visions that begins with:

what does this mean.
to see walking men...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXXXXbXbccX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101 01101 1001001 01011 1100100 11010 011 10110110 1001011 0111010 1001 010111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 305
  • Average number of words per stanza: 60
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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

  • summary of Seeker Of Visions;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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