This is an analysis of the poem Crushing To Defeat The Future that begins with:
Crushing to defeat...
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: ABAC Ac ABAC ABDXABD
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,4,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10001 010 0010001 1111101 10001 1110110101 10001 010 0010001 1111101 10001 010 10110101010101 10001 010 10110101010101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 84
- Average number of words per stanza: 14
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
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 crushing at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word same at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Crushing To Defeat The Future;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.
More information about poems by Lawrence S. Pertillar
- Analysis of Who Would Wish To Believe
- Analysis of Left Impaired To Injure
- Analysis of Bore The Next Generation