This is an analysis of the poem Regarding (1) The U.S. And (2) New York that begins with:

Before I was a travelled bird,
I scoffed, in my provincial way, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cbcX dede
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110101 11010101 11011101 11011111 11110101 01110101 11101001 1101111 11100101 11010101 11111001 11111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 132
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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.

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

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

  • summary of Regarding (1) The U.S. And (2) New York;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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