Analysis of I Am He That Aches With Love

Walt Whitman 1819 (West Hills) – 1892 (Camden)

   I AM he that aches with amorous love;
   Does the earth gravitate? Does not all matter, aching, attract all
   So the Body of me, to all I meet, or know.

Scheme ABCD
Poetic Form
Metre 1111111001 101101111010011 10 101011111111
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 178
Words 33
Sentences 4
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4
Lines Amount 4
Letters per line (avg) 29
Words per line (avg) 8
Letters per stanza (avg) 117
Words per stanza (avg) 31
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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Walt Whitman

Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. more…

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