This is an analysis of the poem As A Factor that begins with:

Persistence with consistency,
Requires more than a risk....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABXc dcDC ABDCCc DCDeDCDecX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,6,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01000100 0101101 1010000101 111111 1010 00100101 11010 0111011 01000100 0101101 11010 1111101 0111011 100100101 11010 1111101 11010 1111100 11010 1111101 11010 111110 11011100 01010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; and is repeated.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of As A Factor;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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