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

I shall not go with pain
Whether you hold me, whether you forget... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababbb cdcXde ebefbf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111101 1011110101 1101110101 11001110101 11111101001 11 111101 1011110101 0101010101 1101110101 1111111101 11 111101 11110100101 1101110101 11110111011 1111111101 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 207
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Song;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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