This is an analysis of the poem They Leave Us With The Infinite that begins with:

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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXX XXaX XXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 11100100 11001010 010101010 0101010 11110001 1100110 10010101 110101 1111000 111111111 0100010 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 94
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; you is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word his is repeated.

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

  • summary of They Leave Us With The Infinite;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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