This is an analysis of the poem I Butchered Your Ignorance that begins with:

When I thought I was the doer
Of all my deeds, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXbaXXXXXXXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1111101 0111 1101 11 101010001010 111001 011100100 11001001 1101100100000 1010 11101 1101100111 010 1101010 010010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 203
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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.

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

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

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  • summary of I Butchered Your Ignorance;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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