This is an analysis of the poem Addressed To Be Kept...Wished that begins with:

I write from an experienced perspective.
When gathering my thoughts to expose publicly, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXcadbefb gdbXhXhXfgX EchEg afXfhXge
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,11,5,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010100010 110011001100 1001011010011 110 01000101010010 110101101101011 1000 11 101 01010100 110100010010101 010011011 011010100100110100 110100100 10110100101 11110 111111010001001 101100101 110011 01111110110111 101110110000 1111 0101111011010001110 010001100111 1111 1101011001 1111010100010 11010110100001 11111000110011000 1 1100010111001 10110100100 001011010100111010 101111111101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 343
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

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

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

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

    The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Addressed To Be Kept...Wished;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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