This is an analysis of the poem Why The Chorus Of Remorse? that begins with:

What has happened to the suddenness of your distance?
And why the chorus of remorse? ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AAXXX bXXAA XCdCdddX eebceX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,8,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110001000110 11010001 11100010001 1011101 110100011110110 11011010010 10111100110000 11100110 1110001000110 11010001 11101011010 111 11111010110100 111 10101011 011001110 111 0011010110010 011110111 111 0101110111010 11 0101 111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 207
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, you, i are repeated.

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

  • summary of Why The Chorus Of Remorse?;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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