This is an analysis of the poem Begging For It that begins with:

Maybe it has a lot to do,
With experiencing challenges....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXbXc aacba XXdaebXecedd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,5,12,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010101 001000100 110010110 1111101 10010001100 111001 010101001 1001001011 0010110111010 111101001001 1100 011010110100 1010101010 01000110010 101000100101010 111110111 001011001 01000 11101 111010 00010 110111 10101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 180
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 author used the same word and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase it connects the lines.

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

  • summary of Begging For It;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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