This is an analysis of the poem Suited To Be Tied that begins with:

In time,
All crimes......

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: abbX Xc ddeX fecc fXXfffffabbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,4,4,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01 11 0101 1111 11011 10100 1101 011011101 101 01000 10100010 110001 0100010 01110010 111011 111110000 010 110010 01 1110 11 01101 0111 1011 1101 1101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 111
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • 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; and is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

    The author used the same word and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Suited To Be Tied;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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