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

A vagueness comes over everything,
as though proving color and contour...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbcdeefghgaXXXbeehXbXceadfd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 29,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010110101 111010111 010100011 0101011 111100 101001010 0100001 101010 100010 0010010 11 1010110110 1001010 10110100 111100 101010 111011 110010 10010 10110 0100 1011011 1010100 010110 011110 010010 10000110 010100 1010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 771
  • Average number of words per stanza: 112
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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 Fog;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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