This is an analysis of the poem Fool's Money Bags that begins with:

Outside the long window,
With his head on the stone sill,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXbacXcb XXaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 110110 0011011 01010 1010010 0111110 101001110 0011010 011101011 10110101 1010 0010010010 0100011001 110100010 1111001001 110
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 219
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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

  • summary of Fool's Money Bags;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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