This is an analysis of the poem This Stuff Ain'T Fresh that begins with:

This stuff ain't fresh.
Just restated....

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: ABCDC ebddeffe ABCDC XXfc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,8,5,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111 1010 0100101 0110010 101001 01010 0011010 0101 011011 00100010 11010 111010 01010 0111 1010 0100101 0110010 101001 011110 010101 101 0111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of This Stuff Ain'T Fresh;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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