This is an analysis of the poem Altitude that begins with:

I wonder
how it would be here with you,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbcXbXcadd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110 1010101 101 11101010110 10110 100111 11 01001100101 110 101010 10000110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 281
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • 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:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of Altitude;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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