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

Young and so naïve.
Born to grow up, ...

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: AbcXada aced AXceXfXfbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,4,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 1011 1101001 110101 101 1111 11001 0101011 011100 1100 1 1111 10001 0111101 101010 11010010 10 1001010 01001001 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 110
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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