This is an analysis of the poem At Her Door that begins with:

OPEN! Open! Open!
I am here at your door outside;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXbbXbcbdXXacaaeXXbfafaadXXbXbXXXXdebe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 40,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010 11111111 01111100 1101110 010100111 110111 010110101 10110101 10101 1100111 01010100 10110010 010100101 1011101 01110001 10110111 101010 110101 01110101 1111010 01011111 011001 11010001 1011101 101010 1100101 11110100 0111010 01001110 1110101 010100101 1100111 1010110 111111 111111000 111101 01010111 0011101 01100101 1011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1285
  • Average number of words per stanza: 249
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; open, and, ' are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).

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

  • summary of At Her Door;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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