This is an analysis of the poem Looking With And Through that begins with:

Looking with and through,
Experienced eyes open wide to wisen......

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: aXbbXXbcb acdbbXbbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 10011 01001101010 111010001 1101100 000010010000101 00101010111 001001011010 1001011010 1011010101 110011 010011010101 0011110001 1101101001 010011 10001101001 1101001101010 10001100101 1100101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 355
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    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; to, of are repeated.

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

  • summary of Looking With And Through;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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