This is an analysis of the poem Stand For Teacher that begins with:

Stand for the teacher and honor his rank...
...for a teacher is almost as a prophet...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabcXXcXababXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101011001 10100111010 111011101 1110111 101010110 11001010010 11011010 1100010101001 1001001111 001001001110 001011101010 111001000110 0101101111 11100111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 623
  • Average number of words per stanza: 107
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

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

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

  • summary of Stand For Teacher;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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