This is an analysis of the poem Kissing The Rod that begins with:
O heart of mine, we shouldn't
Worry so!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcccb dcdcXaac efefgggf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1101110 101 11101110 111 1110101 1010101 1110101 001 11101110 111 11110010 101 0111111 1010101 1110110 001 111110010 101 10101010 111 1110111 1111101 1110100 101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 194
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (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.
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- summary of Kissing The Rod;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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