This is an analysis of the poem I Am Always Willing To Learn that begins with:

I don't mind being played a fool.
The only challenge I have, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbcddXe eX ffcccbXecX X caf X Xe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,2,10,1,3,1,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110101 0101011 00101110100 110110101 11101011 001100 11111 010111101 11111 010111 11111001 01111101 10101101 1 11011011101 110101010100 0011011110 01111 0101001 1010010 1110111010101 01 001000100111 111010001010 1111101110 010011101110 10010
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • 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 I Am Always Willing To Learn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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