This is an analysis of the poem What Is It They Should Feel that begins with:

I never 'thought' to be me.
I always knew 'me'....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbaccdefeXcffbeXddgcfXbcafhbbfhdceddbXge
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 41,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101001 11111 111 1 1001 10110111 111 0010 10100 000101011011 110 11011010 0001101 111 011100110010 11010010100 110110111 111001110 01 11011110100 11110111 001010 1111000110 11101100 1000101 1010011 11111101 100111 00010100101 001 101 10111011 0111111010 0011010001 11010010011 10 1101 1101 111101 00110100100 110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1142
  • Average number of words per stanza: 206
  • Amount of lines: 41
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    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; i, they are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, they are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines themselves is repeated).

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

  • summary of What Is It They Should Feel;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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