This is an analysis of the poem That's The Way that begins with:
Just a little every day-
That's the way!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.
- Rhyme scheme: AAbbaccAA AAccaddAA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101001 101 1010111 1011101 10101001 1010001 1010101 101 10101001 10101001 101 1010111 1111111 1010111 10101010 101010110 101 10101001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 230
- Average number of words per stanza: 45
- Amount of lines: 19
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The author used the same word just at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word day at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of That's The Way;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.