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

The daybreak comes so pure and still.
He said that I was pure as dawn,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd efefXgXg bdbdghgh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 01111111 11111111 11110101 11010111 11111101 110101 11111101 110101 01010101 01011101 11010101 01110101 010010101 110101 11111101 110101 110011101 01110101 01011101 01110111 11010101 111111 11111101 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 256
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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 Others;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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