This is an analysis of the poem Seeking Any Man To Slush that begins with:

She wanted to give me a reason,
To sit in swill with her....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXXXXabbaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110011010 010100 11011001 10101110110 101 111001 11010111 111010 11001 111001 100 1010101 001110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 336
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; to is repeated.

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

  • summary of Seeking Any Man To Slush;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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