This is an analysis of the poem When Feelings Like These Are Felt that begins with:

To be in the presence of adults,
Still in full possession of child like mentalities......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXb cXdbef eXfXdaa abXbffXbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,7,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 000010010 1010100111000 1101 0111010 1000111111 10100010100101 1100010111 010001001 01010 010100110 1101100010 110 10111110 01101010 10001101001 001010111010100 1101010011010010 01011011110 110001110 010101001011000 100101101100001 11010100010 00100101 1101111 00101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 194
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; to is repeated.

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

  • summary of When Feelings Like These Are Felt;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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