This is an analysis of the poem With Arms Outstretched that begins with:

with
arms outstreched...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXabXcXXdefagefefhahfXdccXbXeeeghX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 35,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0 1100 1101 01111111 00100110 10101 01 1 00101 010001010 10010100010 0011111 0101 01 01 1111 010010010 10101110 00011001 1010 1 1 1010 10101010 01010101 110111 111 10 100 0100010 01011101 011010101010 111010100 110101 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 751
  • Average number of words per stanza: 129
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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 With Arms Outstretched;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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