This is an analysis of the poem The New Man that begins with:

THE hands must touch and handle many things,
The eyes long waste their glances all in vain; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccccbdbdee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0111110101 0111110101 0111010101 10101011101 0111010111 1111010111 1111010101 01010011011 11110101010 1101010101 11110101010 1001111111 1111010101 110101011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 666
  • Average number of words per stanza: 122
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of The New Man;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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