What Is The Mood Of The Poem Self-Encounter?

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In the third stanza, although there is a comma instead of an enjambment at the end of line 9, the coma serves a similar purpose to one because it creates a pause that seems less severe than the dashes at the ends of the rest of the lines; and helps prove the stanza’s message that a “self encounter” is more severe than an external one. Lines 9 and 11 do not rhyme, which therefore disrupts the rhythm of sound and draws attention to the lines. Line 9 talks about external danger, and line 11 discusses internal danger; so the author wants to convey that internal haunting is different than external haunting by not rhyming them. Throughout the whole poem, the first and third lines of each stanza are all almost in an iambic pentameter, followed by

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