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

I hate to submit to the people's desire.
Who likes a yoke of a slave?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa bXbX cXcX dcdc X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010010010 1101001 11111010010 1011001 1101001001 01111111 11101101101 111101 1111111011 1101011 1111111001 1011110 11111011010 1001001 10111010010 1001011 010111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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