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

All things are wrought of melody,
Unheard, yet full of speaking spells;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa aaaa bbbb acac dcdc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110100 01110101 01010101 010101 01010111 01010101 01100101 0100101 01001101 11010101 01111100 010101 10010001 10110111 01010101 011001 0111101 11110101 10111111 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, each are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word a is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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