This is an analysis of the poem There Is No Magic Done that begins with:

There is no magic done,
That comes to one......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaBCA XbXXa XaaB CAaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101101 1101 1010101 1001000101 0111101 10000100 01010001 111111000 11001010101 01101000101 10110 10100011 101001100 1010101 1001000101 0111101 1001010 0101110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • 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 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.

    The poet repeated the same word again at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of There Is No Magic Done;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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