This is an analysis of the poem Opportunity that begins with:
With doubt and dismay you are smitten
You think there's no chance for you, son?...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaabcbc XbXbdede bfbffafa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011011110 11111111 101110010 0111001 01110011 0111001 01110011 1110101 111010110 11111001 01011011 01101011 011110110 11011101 110010110 11111011 101110011 0111001 010110011 010010101 11011110 0101110 101110010 0111001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 294
- Average number of words per stanza: 53
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, hasn't, been, best, and, more are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, its, more are repeated.
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- summary of Opportunity;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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