This is an analysis of the poem Along Came A Spider that begins with:

Under hypnosis and certainly conditioned,
To ignore realities to never accept....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXaXX aXXaXbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101100010 001010001001 101011 1111110 001010010 111110010100 10110101011 10100101001 011001000001 011110 01 10101011001 001011111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 250
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; to is repeated.

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

  • summary of Along Came A Spider;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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