This is an analysis of the poem Addiction Transmitted that begins with:

To what degree
Should one accept...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabcbdX ecebadXbeea
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101 1101 0101001 01001001010 11 1001 101 00101010 0111 0100010 101010 10111101 11111011010 1010 010010010 1101010 0101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 150
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

  • summary of Addiction Transmitted;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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