This is an analysis of the poem For Those Who Don'T Recognize Opportunities that begins with:

Deciding an opportunity,
One gets that comes....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXb ccdd babXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 010110100 1111 001010010101 101101 11010010011 010100101 011010010101 11101 1111010010101 000101010100 1111110110100 1010010001111 1101001000
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 Those Who Don'T Recognize Opportunities;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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