This is an analysis of the poem Be Amongst The Ones Honest that begins with:

Be amongst the ones honest.
Be amongst the ones with kept integrity....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcaXXb Xadeee dcXeXXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,6,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0010110 00101010100 0010110101100 1001 1111001100 11100101 010011110100 00110110 10111101001 01010000 11011101001 10110101010001 110001001 0101 001110011110110 10101010101 10011100001 1010100010 1001001010101 001011101110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 265
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; be, amongst, ones, to, of are repeated.

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

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

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

  • summary of Be Amongst The Ones Honest;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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