This is an analysis of the poem An Acceptance Of Reality that begins with:

Why some believe the aging process can be ignored,
If they choose not to accept it by delusions kept......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXXcaddabbbaeeXecXXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 23,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101010111001 0111001010101 0010101 1100111010100 000100101011 1111110 101110111 01111100111 111101011101 11011101 010100110101 11101001100001 01010101111001 0110101111 11101011001111 1101010100010 10101010110101 01101010010 110 0110101001110 110110101001 1010001001101001001 1010101111101000
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1088
  • Average number of words per stanza: 187
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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; for, and, to are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of An Acceptance Of Reality;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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