This is an analysis of the poem The Window Of Vulnerability that begins with:

Sure today it could come in a fast plane
named perhaps for the pilot's mother,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXa XXbc bcXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010110011 101101010 0101001001 11001111 0101001011 01011100111 1001101101 11101110111 1101011010 1001010 0101101010 1011111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, i, to are repeated.

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

  • summary of The Window Of Vulnerability;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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