This is an analysis of the poem We Mean To Say that begins with:
We mean to say, it never has been granted
That anyone but England could decide,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbaabccb adbbdXbeeb dfbbfXbbbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,10,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101010 1100110101 00111010 10101110 10111011111 01111100010 10101010111 10101110 11111010 1111110101 11010101010 0110011111 10100110 11101010 0111110101 1101010110 0111000111 1011111 1110101 1101101111 11011101010 1111011101 1010111 1010101 00111110101 101111111011 11010111010 1010111 0010111 11000100010
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 398
- Average number of words per stanza: 79
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
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; and, to, it, you are repeated.
The author used the same word we at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it is repeated).
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of We Mean To Say;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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