This is an analysis of the poem Shall I Go Bound And You Go Free? that begins with:
SHALL I go bound and you go free,
And love one so removed from me?...
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: aabb ccddXddcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111111 11110101 110101011 11011101 11111101 11111101 11010111 00110001 11110101 11110101 11010111 11110111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 131
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
The author used the same word and 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 Shall I Go Bound And You Go Free?;
- 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.
More information about poems by Padraic Colum
- Analysis of What The Shutter Said As She Lay By The Fire
- Analysis of A Connachtman
- Analysis of Song Of Starlings