This is an analysis of the poem Your Mess that begins with:

To those who 'get it'!
Congratulations....

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: XabaXaabbbXXXbccbbXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111 01010 0111 01010 010101001 101010 01010111 110001 0010101001 1010001000100101 111111 01010001010 11010101010 10100101 111111111 100111100001101 1001010100 10010001 11111010100 1110101010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 717
  • Average number of words per stanza: 125
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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.

    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 Your Mess;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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