This is an analysis of the poem Always In Conference that begins with:

I am honest.
Centered....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcabddeadfXegbXha abgbbdbhg ceaaa XdaXfggebXcdgdb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,9,5,15,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110 10 010 101 1111 0110010 1110 0101 1111 11011 1111 011011100 11111 111101 1110011 111111 1100100 111111 11101 11101 11111 101101 1101010 0100110 111 10110101000 110101 11100010 111 11101101 11011 1110111 1110 01011100 1111 1111 1110100 101001 0101 00 111 101 110111010010 11101001001 101001010010 10100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 221
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 46
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

    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; i, and are repeated.

    The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Always In Conference;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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