This is an analysis of the poem Confessions that begins with:

I'm suppose to be cool,
With your confessions made......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaccc XadXeeXXde
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 001001 010101 0010010 011010011 1101010101 11111111 101001011 11111010011 1111010100 01101010 11100100101010 101011001 01110100010001 0111110010110 10011111 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 202
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

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

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

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

  • summary of Confessions;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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