This is an analysis of the poem Beliefs And Perceptions that begins with:

The beliefs and perceptions one has,
Of them to hold unchanging in their minds......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: aaXbXXc debXecd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 001101011 0001010011 110011 1110100101 11001110101 101010010 1001101001 0101011 1011111 101010010 0110101010100 0001011 10010010110011 01010110111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 276
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Beliefs And Perceptions;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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