This is an analysis of the poem Misunderstanding Your Methods that begins with:

Please...
Spare me the wide eyed sincerity....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdXXecfg XgbXXe fff dXae
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,6,3,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 110110100 010 1110 100110 1010101 10111010 01100 1100010010 111 11010011 010101010 1101010100 1110010 1 1110100011010 110001 101001100011100 1010 1 101 11110010110 101100001100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Misunderstanding Your Methods;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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