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

Have I been honest?
I don't believe you asked me that! ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabXXXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010 11011111 0101111001 001001 001011 111111 11 1110001001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 229
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Documented;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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