This is an analysis of the poem Beware! (From The German) that begins with:
I know a maiden fair to see,
Take care! ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aBaBCA dBdBCA eBeBCA eBeBCAXbBbBCA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,13,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101 11 11111100 0101 101 10101 11111111 11 11011111 0101 101 10101 111100101 11 11110011 0101 101 10101 110101111 11 111100101 0101 101 10101 111010101 11 000111101 0101 101 10101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
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 Beware! (From The German);
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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