This is an analysis of the poem Peter And The Wolf that begins with:

Let's face it,
We all make mistakes....

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: aXXbcaaXda XXcXeXbdXeXca
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110 11101 111 111010110 10101111 101 1010010 1 101111 11010 110 001010 00100101 0100010100 01010011011 111001010100 1001111010010100 11 1110101000110010 10101 11010000101010 11111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 Peter And The Wolf;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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