This is an analysis of the poem I Dropped My Draws that begins with:

I dropped my draws!
And instantly......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: aXbc deX bafgf faeXX gXXga gXedgadc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,3,5,5,5,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 1100 1011 110 110011 101 1110 11011101 110010 010 00101 101010001 110111 1101110 0011111 11101 01010 11101011 1011 111011001 11 11111 10110001 110010 110100 111111 01110 1111 1101011 1110
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 120
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (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.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

  • summary of I Dropped My Draws;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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