This is an analysis of the poem The Poet Care that begins with:

CARE is a Poet fine:
He works in shade or shine,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaa aaaa bbbb bbbX cccc dddd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101 110111 111101 110101 110101 010101 111111 110001 011101 110101 011101 111111 011111 011111 010101 011111 110101 010011 010011 011000 010111 110011 010101 110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 107
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • 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; line, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, the are repeated.

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

  • summary of The Poet Care;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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