This is an analysis of the poem People With Proud Chins that begins with:

I TELL them where the wind comes from,
Where the music goes when the fiddle is in the box....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xa XXXb Xba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,4,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010110 1010110100001 111100110100 10101011010 111110011 11111000101 110101011010 1101010 1011010011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 417
  • Average number of words per stanza: 79
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 People With Proud Chins;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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