This is an analysis of the poem Fortunate To Be Lucky that begins with:

If it was not for fame to claim.
Or it known to ever exist......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabaaXaaXc deaefffffd cecdbb X aX XdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,6,1,2,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00111101 10101001 010010010 011110111 101110010 111111 101101100 11011001 0100011 1000101011101 1101111101 0111001101 11010111111 110111101 11111110101 10100101111 100010110101 1101001010010 1001101 1101101000101 00100100001 0011110101 01111101 1101011001 01101010001 1101010 1101110 1111100 111 111000010 1111 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 202
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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, it, their, what, they are repeated.

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

  • summary of Fortunate To Be Lucky;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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