This is an analysis of the poem Enriched With Thoughts that begins with:

Butt strutters...
Pushing up to the curb, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXabcdaefbafbbXfcdcbXXggbceaf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 30,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110 101001 01001 110110 111001 111011 111 010001110 010100010 1011 0101001 001110010 100010 011011 11 100001011000 0010000100 0011010101 111011 0100010 1010010001 11101011011 110101101101 10111011 101010101 0011100100010 11010100101 10010011001010 111001010 1110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 986
  • Average number of words per stanza: 149
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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 your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Enriched With Thoughts;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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