This is an analysis of the poem What Was Told, That that begins with:
What was said to the rose that made it open was said
to me here in my chest. ...
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: aX Xb aX cX Xb cX acXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 1110011101011 011011 1110101101 1111 100101001001101 1011110 110001000010100 100110 110110101000101 1010110 1010111111011000 1011001 0111110110101 10010101 0100101100101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 76
- Average number of words per stanza: 14
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; what is repeated.
The author used the same word what at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of What Was Told, That;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.