This is an analysis of the poem Where It Was I Had To Go that begins with:

My greatest achievement has been,
In being able to ignore those who have stated......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaab Xbabc abcaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 11001010 0101000111110 101111111 11011101 001011 1 11111001011 1101101 011001101 11 1111101 111001 100101 1111111111 1101001101011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 167
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 Where It Was I Had To Go;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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