This is an analysis of the poem Bumps And Bruises that begins with:
If one wishes to build a home,
But does not command the expertise......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcXddecefc gcdg fhehahfeehdhXacccbc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,4,19,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01100101 111010101 11010010 001011 100111 10101 001010 111101 0110111001 0110110 101010001 010101001001 1011 101011010 11010011101 110 01101101101 11001 11101 11110111 1101100 1101010010010110 0101001010 0101001101 11111 110110100111 0110010101110 110101001 00101011010101 0011001 1100101 11010011101 011110010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 279
- Average number of words per stanza: 49
- Amount of lines: 33
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, one are repeated.
The author used the same word if 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 Bumps And Bruises;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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