This is an analysis of the poem For The Sake Of Providing Clarity that begins with:

For the sake of providing clarity...
It is not that those plans promised, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa bbXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010010100 00111110 010111010 10 110 110001110 011001000 111010110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of For The Sake Of Providing Clarity;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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