This is an analysis of the poem Preparation that begins with:
I have no time for those things now,' we say;
"But in the future just a little way,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccbbddeeXaffXXggccbbbbff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 28,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1111111111 10001010101 1101010101 1111011111 1101011111 1101011101 1111110111 01010111101 1111110111 0101010111 1111011101 1100111101 1111011100 0111111110 1001111101 0111011111 1011111111 01010101100 1111111101 0101010111 0101111111 0110010101 1011011111 1111010101 1111111111 1101011111 1110110111 0111010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1241
- Average number of words per stanza: 241
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, and, we, our are repeated.
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- summary of Preparation;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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