This is an analysis of the poem You'Re Making This Too Easy that begins with:

What would you do,
If I apologized for everything said......

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: aba X c XXcdX X XaXbbaXX eXbedX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,1,1,5,1,8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 01010111011 010011 11111 11 11100110 11010 1110100101 01110101 1111100011 1110101111 1 11101 011111000 011 11101 11 10111 1110010101011 1 011101 1 1110111101 1100 1100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 87
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

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

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

  • summary of You'Re Making This Too Easy;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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