This is an analysis of the poem Curious that begins with:
--What’s new? “I tell you, nothing whatsoever.”
--Don’t fool with me: you’re hiding it, I know....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababXbXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ottava rima
- Metre: 01111101010 1101110011 11110111110 0101011001 111101011101 1011011101 111001011100 1101110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 376
- Average number of words per stanza: 80
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, me are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Curious;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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