This is an analysis of the poem Those Mocking Birds I Use To Hear that begins with:

Who I am,
Has never been shown......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXXX babaXX XXbacc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 11001 0010100010100 11111010 110011 011111101 1110 1111 1110 1111 11111 01101111110 111110111111 11011101 1101010010011110 011010100101010 111110110110110 101011110010011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 221
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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

  • summary of Those Mocking Birds I Use To Hear;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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