This is an analysis of the poem All Men Are Free that begins with:

‘ALL men are free and equal born
Before the Law!’ So runs the worn ... full text

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: aabba aabBXaabbaB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 11111101 01011101 11010101 11110111 11011101 11010101 11010101 11011101 1111 11111011 11010101 01110111 11111111 10111111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 586
  • Average number of words per stanza: 103
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • 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 speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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

  • summary of All Men Are Free;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Sydney Elliott Napier

cokkie value