This is an analysis of the poem We Diligently Watch that begins with:

We diligently watch the world,
We diligently watch the people - ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXaaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000101 110001010 110100110 111100111 10110101110 1010010101 10100010011 01000101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 322
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 We Diligently Watch;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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