This is an analysis of the poem The Reality Of My Existence that begins with:
When I lifted my head,
To shake the burdens off my back......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXX XXXaabab XX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,8,2,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 111011 01010111 1110101 111111 1101001010 11011110001110 1101011101 1110110 0111 11010101 1111 0010001010 1011001 1110110010 11001110011001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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; my, 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 The Reality Of My Existence;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
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