This is an analysis of the poem Underloved that begins with:

Underloved
Overpained...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXABCDEbDDDFgGbX XXABCDEbDDDFgGbX gGbX GabX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,16,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1000 1000 001 1101 1010 0111 101 1 0101 111 111 0111 010 010 1 1000 1000 1100 001 1101 1010 0111 101 1 0101 111 111 0111 010 010 1 1000 010 010 1 1000 010 11 1 1000
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 11 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 2
  • 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 Underloved;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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