This is an analysis of the poem Loving That Taste For The Gutter that begins with:

If they always call those they visit trash,
And on a daily basis they are around them....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCCXD EFEDD FFDD EFEDD ABCCC FFDD CDCDED EFDCDCDED eDED eDED EDgeDXEDgeDgeDEDgeDgeDE
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,5,4,5,5,4,6,9,4,4,23,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111111101 110101011010 1110101 1010 101010 10111010 1110 01111 110111011011 0111111010 11111010 0100010111001 10011100101 0111111010 111111010 1110 01111 110111011011 0111111010 11111010 0111111101 110101011010 1110101 1010 10010 0100010111001 10011100101 0111111010 111111010 10010 10111010 1010 10111010 110111 10111010 1110 01111 0111111010 10010 10111010 1010 10111010 110111 10111010 111 111010 101 0101010 111 111010 101 0101010 111010 0101010 1 1 01111010 111010 0101010 1 1 01111010 1 1 01111010 111010 0101010 1 1 01111010 1 1 01111010 111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 173
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 74
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; they, that are repeated.

    The author used the same word no at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines gutter is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word gutter at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of Loving That Taste For The Gutter;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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