This is an analysis of the poem Your Vision Is Not To Be Questioned that begins with:

Am 'I' arrogant?
Is this something you are assuming? ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbcb dX aeeXfeb XX Xedc Xfdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,2,7,2,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11100 001011010 1101 11010 1101 101100001 11001 1 11110 110110101 11010111 100000101 011010 11010001 1111000100 11111 110100 11110010010 111 1 110111 10101010 111101 01001001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 102
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; this is repeated.

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

  • summary of Your Vision Is Not To Be Questioned;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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