This is an analysis of the poem There Is No Fear that begins with:

The people of this world, if against they stand,
There is no fear, there is no fear, nothing like fear....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ab cB aB cB dB dB XB XB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01000100111 101110111011 1111101101 101110111011 00111100101 101110111011 10010011 101110111011 10110010111 101110111011 100010111 101110111011 1010000101 101110111011 1010011001011101 101110111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 101
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 50 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; fear, no, there are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word fear at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of There Is No Fear;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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