This is an analysis of the poem Every Thing that begins with:

Since man has been articulate,
Mechanical, improvidently wise, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcXdcdXcece babddaddaa XeeeXX fggdhdXaaih daad iiaajjbbakkajj bbbbeell aakkmmfjhj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,10,6,11,4,14,8,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11100100 0100100001 1001 1111010101 1101010001 0101011101 1101 1101010101 0100110011 1000100 0001010001 1111011101 1111010101 101100 1111000101 1011110111 1101011101 1101 0101010111 1000111 0101110101 11 10010100 000101 0101010001 11111010111 1111111111 110111111 11011101010 100101010 1011010100 10110001 101101111111 010101 0101111101 1101 011101001 01010111001 10011000001 1001011111 011111 0101010111 0101000111 1000010101 0101110101 0101110101 1101011001 1001110111 1001010101 1011110101 0101011101 0101000101 01011010101 1101010111 1101010001 1101010101 1001010001 10110110001 1001010101 1110011111 11010100101 1110110101 0101011001 1111010011 1111000101 1101110001 11011111111 111110101 1111011111 0111111111 111100101 01011100100 0101011111 1011110100 1101110101 0101000111 11010010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 364
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 77
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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, and, your, my are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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