This is an analysis of the poem Will that begins with:

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate,
Can circumvent or hinder or control ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaaccadaXdbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011110011 1101110101 0101000101 1111000101 1111010111 1100110101 0011010001 11001010101 1111111001 1011010100 01110101010 1101010101 0111110111 11110011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 610
  • Average number of words per stanza: 110
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; no is repeated.

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

  • summary of Will;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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