This is an analysis of the poem Everything That 'Is' Has Its Limits that begins with:

It is difficult to agonize through change.
Or to let go of those comforts, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABC debe ABCXbdbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,4,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic tetrameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 00100010111 10110110 10001001001 0010001 01101101000 111011101 0111110010 00100010111 10110110 10001001001 00100010 10111 1101111010 1101011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 127
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

    The author used the same word it at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Everything That 'Is' Has Its Limits;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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