This is an analysis of the poem Be Angry At The Sun that begins with:

That public men publish falsehoods
Is nothing new. That America must accept...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXa XcaX XbXX XXXa cXba Xc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11011011 010110100101 1001000100101100 10110 010101110 011101101111 11111011101100 00101010 01010000 01010101110100 1101011011 1011 11110011 0011110010111 0101110100010 010010 1111011 101101100111 101001010101001 1011 0100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word observe is repeated.

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

  • summary of Be Angry At The Sun;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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