This is an analysis of the poem Her Mission that begins with:

She is so winsome and so wise
She sways me at her will,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababCDCDDD eXeXdfdfXCDCDDD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,15,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110111 111100 11010001 110111 11110101 110101 01000101 111111 11 111111 01101101 110101 11010101 0111010 11010101 110101 11010101 010101 11110101 110101 01000101 111111 11 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 226
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; she, and, me, for are repeated.

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

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

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

  • summary of Her Mission;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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