This is an analysis of the poem Efforts Already Made Difficult that begins with:

When all efforts to endeavor,
Become respected with less critique......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXbcXcXd aX XX cdX Xee XaX e X c cX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,2,2,3,3,3,1,1,1,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11100010 010100101 1010101111001 0110111010010 0110010110001 11100101001 1100101 110110101101 1100010101 01101 111101100010 011011 1 01111 110 1111001 111 1 1101010 100110010 11 111111100010 0111 100010101010 1111001 111011111 110 11011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 87
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • 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:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

    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, their are repeated.

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

  • summary of Efforts Already Made Difficult;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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