This is an analysis of the poem The Song Of The Sandwich that begins with:

We
met at night in the season's hight,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcac ddbd XeXe dfXf daXX fddX gfhX aXXX dbXb cXhi gaXa jbbb hada ejXj XXeiai
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 11100101 1101111 1101100111 111111101 010110111 11011001 111101011 111011001 00101110111 1101101 11011111110 1110111 10101011110 0101001 111111111 1111101 10110101 1111111 1111101101 111101 11110111011 0110101 0100101010010 0111101 1111111111 11001001 111111101101 0100111 1101110111 1010101 0101011110 11001110 10101011111 1101111 110111001 111100 001010101010 0100110 1101101101 110101 111100101 1111101 11111111 111111 00101001010 111101 1111111111 0010101 111101101 10101011 10110111 0010111 11111111 1010011 1110111111 00011001 10 101111011 111111 010110111 1111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 76
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, you, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word past is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word ' 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 The Song Of The Sandwich;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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