This is an analysis of the poem Freedom's Fool that begins with:

To hell with Government I say;
I'm sick of all the piddling pack....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcaca adXdeaeX bfbfghgh hghghXhg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010011 010101001 11011101 11010111 01011101 01110001 11110101 11110101 10010111 10110111 0101011000 110100101 01010101 10011111 11010101 01010100 11111101 11101101 11111111 1100111001 11010101 11000101 11010101 11110101 11000101 11111111 11010100 11111001 10111101 111010000 11010111 11001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 262
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, of, nor are repeated.

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

  • summary of Freedom's Fool;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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