This is an analysis of the poem Fixed Within It And Will Not Leave that begins with:

The thought of it is easy to read.
That is the intent....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbc adXaba beaXXc aadeXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010001001 10001 10010100 1111 00111 101001 1001101 11011100 10010 11001 1010111 1111101 1001101110 01 11001101000 1111 010110101 111001 00011 10101011 1110011110 1110 11111001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 167
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; you, it are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Fixed Within It And Will Not Leave;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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