This is an analysis of the poem From A Growing Observation that begins with:

Anyone living today,
Lost in between false identities......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXcdb eebda cXXXfXXXf XfX XgfXbgXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,5,9,3,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001001 100110100 1110010010010 0111 0101010011 111101 01111110010 1111110101 001010101011 110111 11001001 11110001100101 11110010011 100111 1101111 111101010101011 011101001010001 01110 1001010100101010 1100 010001010011100 11 1110011010010 0010111000110 10 1 111010101 1101001010 0010001010111 110110101111 111101010101 101011011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 248
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; to is repeated.

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

  • summary of From A Growing Observation;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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