This is an analysis of the poem Who Knew This? that begins with:
You helped build up my life.
To see dawn, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.
- Rhyme scheme: ABCDC AD AebFG EHHEHD EHHEHD AADFG EHHEHD ABCDCG EHDXdXE
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,2,5,6,6,5,6,6,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111 011 01010 001011 101101 11 1110010 111111 1 1011 0111110 00101001111 110 1110010110101 01 110 11 1111111 110 1110010110101 01 110 11 1111111 111111 11 1110010 0111110 00101001111 110 1110010110101 01 110 11 1111111 111111 011 01010 001011 101101 00101001111 110 11 1111111 11111 1011001 110
- Amount of stanzas: 10
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 111
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 47
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Who Knew This?;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.
More information about poems by Lawrence S. Pertillar
- Analysis of Goodbye To Uncommitted Shifting Rifts
- Analysis of Why Empower It With Concern?
- Analysis of Few Are Awarded