This is an analysis of the poem Discipline And Acceptance that begins with:

The only escape left to face,
From a decay that persists to exist......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABAcdebdfef afXX ABAagbegcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,4,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01001101 0001101001 011001010 1010010101001 00110000111 001001101 1101001 01010101 101001 101111100 010101011001 101101010010 01011001 10110101000101 1101001010010110 01001101 0001101001 011001010 001101010 0101010001 001000011 101010110 01001101100 11010001 0111000010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 320
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • 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, as are repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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