This is an analysis of the poem Internal Harmony that begins with:

Assured of worthiness we do not dread
Competitors; we rather give them hail... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacdeced
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0101001111 0100110101 1100011111 1011110101 1101110101 1110011111 1101010111 1101111101 1111010101 1001110101 1101010101 0100110111 1101010111 1111010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 587
  • Average number of words per stanza: 112
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; we, i are repeated.

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

  • summary of Internal Harmony;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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