This is an analysis of the poem That High Horse Of Yours that begins with:

Asking to be humiliated,
For the purpose to experience......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbcc daefg hiX gjddb iX Xdjjf kXdkcchdXXeahjhb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,3,5,2,5,16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100001010 101000100 01001001 101101 100111001 10100010101 0011001010 010110010 01001010 001001001010 111010001 1 1010001011 1101101110 111010 1101100100 111001 11010101100 11 1111011010111 11010 1100111010 110001 11001011010 11011110010 110 111111 11001 100011010100 0110011010 1111101 0111 101 11101 1110 01100101010 11101 11010111 11 001001001110
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 142
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.

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

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

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

  • summary of That High Horse Of Yours;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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