This is an analysis of the poem I Am Tired that begins with:

I am tired, that is clear,
Because, at certain stage, people have to be tired....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccXdXbedXeXedXXXddae
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 0111011010010 011110111 011111101 101001101 011101 110100011010 11110 11011010 1010010100 00100111 00100101110 101101000100 0010101010 101100011101 11010011 111111011011 11 11001010100100 011 1001011111 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 752
  • Average number of words per stanza: 145
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words in, i are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines know is repeated).

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

  • summary of I Am Tired;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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