This is an analysis of the poem The Stror 'At Coot that begins with:

Ar, wimmin! Wot a blinded fool I've been!
I arsts meself, wot else could I ixpeck?... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXabbb cdcdee fgfXdX hihXXh jdjdkk iaiadd eiXiaX Xagahh ekekfl cacamm kakann ggXgaa kkkkee kgkXff mXmdlf mhXhoo gkgXpp ckckff aqaqee jdjdee aeaXff ekekjj Xadakk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101010110 1110111110 1111011001 1111011101 0111010111 0101111101 1011110101 1101110111 0111010101 1111011101 1111111101 11011111101 1101011100 1100110101 1101011101 110001110 1101011101 1101111011 1101011001 1111010111 1101011111 0111011101 1111010110 0101011101 11010100001 1101110001 1111001101 1111011101 1110111101 0111110111 1111111111 1111101111 1111010111 0101011111 1100011101 1101111110 1111110011 0101111111 1101110100 1110011101 1110010101 1111010100 1111111101 1101111101 1101110101 1111111001 1111111101 1101011110 1001110111 1101011111 1111111101 1001011101 0111111101 1111011100 1110011101 1111010111 1111110111 1111101101 11001110111 1111011101 1101010111 1111110101 1111011101 1001010101 0111011101 0111111101 11110111101 0101000101 10111011101 1101110111 0111111110 1111111001 1101111001 111111111 1111110111 1111111110 1101111011 0101010011 101111111010 1101010101 1111111101 11110111010 1111110101 1111010101 1101111111 11010111010 1111110111 1111011101 1111010100 1111110111 1101001111 1111110111 11011111100 1101110111 0111001101 1100101101 1111011111 1101111101 0111111101 0111010101 1110110111 1111010111 1011010011 1101111101 0111011101 1001010011 1110110111 1101011101 0111011101 1101000101 0101010101 1101110101 1101111001 1101101101 11010100001 1101010101 0101010101 1101011101 1101010111 1101011111 1111011111 11111101101 1101010101 0101111111 1111110111 1111010101 1101010101 1111011101 1101010101 1101110111 1100110111 1101111111 0111110101 1101111111 1011110101 0111101111 1111011101 1001110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 23
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 257
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 139
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, me, all, to, 'e, wiv, she, an', 'im, 'er, i'm are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, 'e, an' are repeated.

    The author used the same words i, but at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase me connects the lines.

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

  • summary of The Stror 'At Coot;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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