This is an analysis of the poem Looking For Scraps that begins with:
You accept all kinds of trash,
And wonder 'why' I don't participate? ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXaXXXaXXaXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic tetrameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1011101 1101110101 11110101 111101001 1110101 1101 0001010 11011101 101101 001110 0100010011 1101110010 11010100010 1011001001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 461
- Average number of words per stanza: 88
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Looking For Scraps;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
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