This is an analysis of the poem As Regular As Possible that begins with:

Of course I can be rude and inconsiderate.
And I know it is difficult for you to believe, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabcadc bXXdcXXX bdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,8,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011101110000 1110010011001 111001 101 1 1 11 1 1011 101 11 11 1101 01110 1111001100 1 1101101 1100000110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • 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 is repeated.

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

  • summary of As Regular As Possible;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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