This is an analysis of the poem Worldly Wisdom that begins with:
If it were in my dead Past’s power
To let my Present bask... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef ghgh hihi
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 000011110 011011 011101110 0001111 11000101 110111 11001001 000101 01001111 110101 01100011 110000 11011101 110101 010100101 010101 11010101 000101 01001001 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 118
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of Worldly Wisdom;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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