This is an analysis of the poem All This Time You Had The Gift Of Clairvoyance that begins with:

Where have you been?
What is now being discussed......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABC dbeXX fbgbXXeXX ABCXc hXhhgefdb Xdg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,5,9,5,9,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110 1011001 1010110 1 11 111010010 111010 1101000101 110011010101 11000101011001001 01011111 01100111111 110101101 101111101001001 1111110101 111011 1001011 1110 1011001 1010110 10111001 1111011 111101101111 10101100 01110101101 101 1011 1110101 110111010010 110111 11100101 1111010100 1011 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word what is repeated.

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

  • summary of All This Time You Had The Gift Of Clairvoyance;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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