This is an analysis of the poem The Waster's Presentiment that begins with:

I shall be spun. There is a voice within
Which tells me plainly I am all undone; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaA aaXXaaaA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101100101 1111011101 1111110111 1101 1001011110 10011011001 11011101 1101111101 1111110111 1101110110 1101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

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

  • summary of The Waster's Presentiment;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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