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

For a lifetime of promises...
You will be guaranteed aggravation, ...

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: abXcdebaccecdccXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110100 1001011010 11 01010 10010010001 100 0111001010 010110101 0101101010 00100101 01110100 01110010 111110 1011100 01011100 110100010 0010100 111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 537
  • Average number of words per stanza: 79
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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; your, and are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Your Success;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Advertisement