This is an analysis of the poem Untitled Love that begins with:

and perhaps,
because we only met in secret ...

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: a ba Xb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101 011101010 110110 1101010111 011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 43
  • Average number of words per stanza: 8
  • Amount of lines: 5
  • 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 Untitled Love;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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