This is an analysis of the poem Talk With Prudence To A Beggar that begins with:

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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XaXa Xbab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 10100010 010000101 10000010 011111 10101010 1110111 10101010 1011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 86
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Talk With Prudence To A Beggar;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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