This is an analysis of the poem Ridin' that begins with:

There is some that like the city—
Grass that's curried smooth and green,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbdeXeXbbbXfgXgdhXhXXibiXfgagXbhbXcacXhhghXcccXdcdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 53,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111010 1110111 1011010 1011101 11101110 10010101 10101010 10101001 1010010 1010001 10101011 1110100 1010 11100010 1110101 00101010 0010101 10100010 0010101 10101110 1010101 1010010 101110 1 10101001 1010101 1010 11111010 1011101 10100010 1010001 11100110 1011101 10101010 1010001 1010010 1110111 100101010 1010001 0110 11101010 1110101 10111010 1011001 11111110 1110111 11101010 1011101 1010010 1011111 10101010 1110101 1010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1504
  • Average number of words per stanza: 286
  • Amount of lines: 53
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 Ridin';
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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